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Pulses in Ukraine: plantation areas and structure


Pulses in Ukraine: plantation areas and structure

The structure of the pulse growing area in Ukraine has never been a constant value. It is always changing and for the last couple of years the dynamics of the growing area under pulses has reduced to the level of 2016. Having reached its pinnacle in 2018 it then slumped back to the previous lows. 

                       The structure of pulse growing area in Ukraine, thsd ha *

Year

Peas

Other pulses

Pulses in total

2016

238

66

82

34%

320

100%

2018

431

69

133

31%

565

100%

2020

237

67,5%

77

32,5%

315

100%

 The table shows that the average share of growing area under peas among all pulses is always higher than 2/3 of total area.

As of 2020 among "other pulses" the share of growing area for beans is 62.4%, i.e. 48.3 ths ha of 77.3 ths ha.

Whereas the share of peas is 75% out of all plantation areas dedicated to pulses and beans take only 15% of the growing area.*

 *Data provided by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.