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Rice production rose 38% in India from 1965-1970

Total rice production increased by 38% in India between 1965 and 1970

Production rose from 45,883,504 tonnes/year to 63,337,808 tonnes/year

(63,337,808-45,883,504)/45,883,504=0.38 or 38% increase

Calculated from FAOSTAT, (Total Production (tonnes), Rice-paddy, India, 1965-1970), Accessed March 21, 2014,

[downloaded data and calculated rate of increase (by Michelle) in s-drive/industrial agr/[Rice increased by 38% India (excel)]

Data calculated from FAOSTAT [verified 4/15/14]

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