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  • From 1960 to 2000, the global area under crops expanded by about 12%. Cereal production increased by over 100%, oil crop production by over 300% and fruit and vegetables by over 200%.
  • Global permanent pastureland increased by 10% from 1960 to 2000, while beef production grew by 90%, pig production by 240% and poultry by 650%.

Chart 2.4 Wheat production, by country, 2010
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