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Quintal

1. In South Asia and some European countries, a measure of weight equivalent to 100 kilograms. It is commonly used in India in the trade of agricultural goods.

2. In Germany, a measure of weight equivalent to 50 kilgrams.
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But while Costa Rica is expecting to see moderate losses of some 100,000 quintals for a 1998/99 production forecast to reach between 2.2 million and 2.5 million 60-kg bags, El Salvador struggles with the impact of the six-month El Nino-inflicted drought last year.
Metro Seeds, sources said, agreed to reduce the rate from ` 8,412 to ` 8,100 per quintal.
Grain production reached 24 million quintals this season; nearly 12.6 million quintals were collected until August 1, 2019, Taieb said, indicating that the harvesting operations continue at a steady pace.
By Tesfa-alem Tekle August 10,2008(ADDIS ABABA) eCo Ethiopia imports a first round 212,000 quintals (21,200 tonnes) of wheat in an effort to tackle price hikes that is affecting millions of Ethiopians.
Grain production reached around 24 million quintals during this season, 11.3 million quintals of which were collected, while nearly 2.5 million quintals remained exposed in the open, due to problems related to the poor capacity of storage and transport.
Regarding cereal yield, Ben Romdhane pointed out that the average yield of durum wheat varies between 10 and 29 quintals per hectare (ha) in the north, between 12 and 24 quintals / ha in the center and 6 Quintals / ha in the southern regions.
This year Guatemala will harvest and estimated 35 million quintals of corn and 6 million quintals of beans, says the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock & Food (MAGA), reports Prensalibre.com (Oct.
For, this is possibly the only place on earth where nearly 100 quintals of food grain was transported on a single scooter!
(TAP) -- The grain harvest is estimated at over 20 million quintals (2 million tonnes) for the current campaign, against 14.3 million quintals for the previous campaign, according to an official source from the Agriculture Ministry.
Summary: Grain production in Tunisia fell by 426,000 quintals during the 2015/2016 season against 726 thousand quintals in 2013/2014.