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TABLE-South Africa's latest crop estimates

Oct 26 (Reuters) - South Africa's Crop Estimates Committee released its latest crop estimates on Wednesday. Here is a breakdown of the data. SUMMER CROPS – NINTH PRODUCTION ESTIMATE 2022 SEASON LATEST PREVIOUS 2021 ESTIMATE ESTIMATE White Maize Area 1,575,000 ha 1,575,000 ha 1,691,900 ha Production 7,789,750 T 7,789,750 T 8,600,000 T Yellow Maize Area 1,048,000 ha 1,048,000 ha 1,063,500 ha Production 7,539,350 T 7,470,050 T 7,715,000 T Total Maize Area 2,623,000 ha 2,623,000 ha 2,755,400 ha Production 15,329,100 T 15,259,800 T 16,315,000 T Sunflower Seed Area 670,700 ha 670,700 ha 477,800 ha Production 845,550 T 845,550 T 678,000 T Soya Beans Area 925,300 ha 925,300 ha 827,100 ha Production 2,201,000 T 2,201,000 T 1,897,000 T Ground Nuts Area 43,400 ha 43,400 ha 38,550 ha Production 49,000 T 49,000 T 64,300 T Sorghum Area 37,200 ha 37,200 ha 49,200 ha Production 110,700 T 123,700 T 215,000 T Dry Beans Area 42,900 ha 42,900 ha 47,390 ha Production 52,590 T 52,590 T 57,672 T WINTER CROPS - THIRD PRODUCTION ESTIMATE 2022 LATEST PREVIOUS 2021 ESTIMATES 2022 ESTIMATE 2022 Wheat Area 566,800 ha 566,800 ha 523,500 ha Production 2,210,095 T 2,218,775 T 2,285,000 T Barley Area 101,000 ha 101,000 ha 94,730 ha Production 365,850 T 365,850 T 334,000 T Canola Area 123,510 ha 123,510 ha 100,000 ha Production 198,230 T 198,230 T 198,100 T Oats Area 27,000 ha 27,000 ha 36,250 ha Production 37,700 T 41,600 T 59,000 T Sweet Lupine Area 21,000 ha 21,000 ha 22,000 ha Production 16,800 T 16,800 T 28,600 T (Reporting by Nelson Banya)

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