§ Mr. Marlow
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is his estimate of weighted average yields for cereals in each EC country.
§ Mr. Curry
Based on information from Eurostat the weighted average yields for cereals (in tonnes per hectare and excluding rice) in each EC member state in 1991 were as follows:
Average Yield Belgium 6.57 Denmark 5.88 Germany 5.99 Greece 4.17 Spain 2.41 France 6.54 Ireland 6.26 Italy 4.24 Luxembourg 5.10 Netherlands 6.99 Portugal 1.43 United Kingdom 6.46 EC 12 5.03
Source: Eurostat Crop Production Quarterly Statistics No. 3 1992.