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quintal

An obsolete, non-SI (International System) unit of mass, equal to 100 kg.
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Chairman of the federation, NP Hirani, said around 34732 quintals of cotton has been bought from Nagpur and 4929 quintals from Aurangabad.
3% year-on-year during the second quarter (Q2) of the 2014-2015 agricultural season, to reach 246,000 metric quintals, according to a Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) press statement Monday.
By Tesfa-alem Tekle August 10,2008(ADDIS ABABA) Co 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.
Bt cotton was sold with the claim that it would give 15 quintals [1 quintal = 100 kgs] of yield per acre.
Any producer who grows at least 20 quintals (46 kg) per hectare would be eligible for the fund.
Guatemala has only 213 large producers with an average output of 6,000 quintals, but there are another 80,000 producers, most of whom have an output of less than 100 quintals.
Indeed, last year Venezuela saw a 643 percent growth in export volume, with 632,000 quintals (one quintal equals a hundred pounds) of regular coffee shipped, compared to 85,000 quintals exported the previous year.
About 6190 quintals of fertilizers have been distributed by the department of Cooperatives to the farmers in district Bandipora last year.
The Nashik police are on the trail of a truck driver who has vanished with 194 quintals of onions worth around ` 10 lakh.
The Agency referred in its quarterly newsletter, for the third quarter of the 2012-2013 agricultural year (lasting from March to May 2013), that total consumption rates of domestic cotton reached 346,200 metric quintals, compared to 352,300 metric quintals during the same period of the previous year, representing a 1.
TUNIS (TAP) - The cereal crop for this season stands at 22 million and 200 000 quintals, while it was estimated last April at 24 million and 500 000 quintals, said Agriculture Minister Mohamed Ben Salem.
Cuttuck, May 16 ( ANI ): More than 600 quintals of rice is rotting in railway godowns here in Orissa as the authorities have failed to store it in cold storage and refuse to take responsibility for the damage.