> wheat with a production of 690 million tons from 224 million hectares,
> triticale with a production of 14 million tons from 3,9 million hectares
plays a minor role, but compared with
> rye with a production of 18 million tons from 6,8 million hectares
triticale within less than 3 decades has left its niche and has obtained some importance in several regions in the world. The above figures have been gathered from FAO (Food and Agriculture Organiziation of the United Nations) Statistics 2008.
The most important producing countries in 2008 have been: