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quintal

An obsolete, non-SI (International System) unit of mass, equal to 100 kg.
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The amount of composting cotton has increased by 37% to reach 1m metric quintals during the Q2 of the 2014-2015 agricultural season, compared to 0.
Regarding triticale, yield averaged between 11 and 23 quintals / ha in the north and a maximum yield of 35 quintals / ha was recorded in Beja.
But while Costa Rica is expecting to see moderate losses of some 100,000 quintals for a 1998/99 production forecast to reach between 2.
150 million quintals, including 343 thousand of selected seeds.
Metro Seeds, sources said, agreed to reduce the rate from ` 8,412 to ` 8,100 per quintal.
On October 23, the Uttar Pradesh government had announced increase of Rs 25 per quintal in the sugarcane State Advised Price (SAP), while the farmers had demanded a price of Rs 280 per quintal of cane.
Record on the yield of beats Chaplygin beet growers, collecting 510 quintals per hectare.
The Agriculture Ministry expected a grain production of 17 million quintals against 12.
9 million quintals of durum wheat, 437,450 quintals of soft wheat, 1.
The abundant harvests in Brazil and Colombia have pushed down the price of grain, which could reach less than $100 a quintal, reports Laprensa.
Especially in this respect, Derbent and Untsukul regions are distinguished, where local farmers collect up to 240 quintals per hectare.
2 million quintals since the start of the harvest early June, i.