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Table 4 Annual growth rates of production, area, and yield in the Cerrado, and yield contribution to growth

From: The development of Brazilian agriculture: future technological challenges and opportunities

Period Growth,% per year Yield share, % of growth
Production Area Yield
1970 to 2006 5.20 1.97 3.13 61.36
1970 to 1975 5.73 3.16 2.57 44.86
1975 to 1980 5.41 3.52 1.90 35.02
1980 to 1985 5.30 2.59 2.71 51.04
1985 to 1996 3.97 0.82 4.80 120.73
1996 to 2006 5.62 3.06 2.56 45.49
  1. Source: Alves [33], using data from THE IBGE Agricultural Census