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Table 5 Yield contribution to agricultural production growth in selected crops cultivated in the Brazilian Cerrado

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

Period Crop
Rice Beans Maize Soybean Coffee Cotton
1970 to 2006 357.14 157.78 81.38 14.62 92.94 92.03
1970 to 1975 8.12 511.59 83.19 11.98 45.49 102.96
1975 to 1980 38.71 13.24 70.88 8.06 38.96 184.02
1980 to 1985 18.52 324.48 59.18 7.39 94.07 12.58
1985 to 1996 57.48 515.66 88.21 38.01 95.89 7.49
1996 to 2006 718.39 159.87 81.63 19.17 83.50 44.44
  1. Source: Alves [33], using data from THE IBGE Agricultural Census