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Introduction

 
Data - Agricultural Technology
China's trends in fertilizer consumption and grain yields, 1952 - 1993 (1997)
Fertilizer supply million tons) Application rate (kg/hectare) Grain yield
Chemical Organic Total Chemical Organic Total (kg/ha)

1952

0.08

5.84

5.92

0.6

41.3

41.9

1,322

1953

0.11

6.28

6.39

0.8

43.6

44.3

1,317

1954

0.14

6.73

6.87

0.9

45.5

46.4

1,314

1955

0.23

7.02

7.25

1.5

46.5

48.0

1,415

1956

0.30

7.36

7.66

1.9

46.2

48.1

1,414

1957

0.37

7.96

8.34

2.4

50.6

53.0

1,460

1958

0.56

7.79

8.35

3.7

51.3

55.0

1,567

1959

0.52

7.72

8.24

3.7

54.2

57.9

1,465

1960

0.65

7.02

7.67

4.3

46.6

50.9

1,172

1961

0.46

6.87

7.33

3.2

48.0

51.2

1,215

1962

0.63

7.28

7.91

4.5

51.9

56.4

1,316

1963

0.94

8.24

9.18

6.7

58.8

65.5

1,408

1964

1.15

9.18

10.33

8.0

64.0

72.0

1,536

1965

1.94

9.87

11.81

13.6

68.9

82.4

1,626

1966

2.74

10.43

13.17

18.7

71.0

89.7

1,769

1967

2.94

10.66

13.60

20.3

73.5

93.8

1,827

1968

2.17

10.78

12.95

15.5

77.1

92.6

1,800

1969

2.89

10.88

13.76

20.5

77.2

97.6

1,794

1970

3.22

11.47

14.70

22.5

80.0

102.4

2,012

1971

3.77

12.06

15.84

25.9

82.8

108.7

2,070

1972

4.31

12.26

16.57

29.2

82.9

112.0

1,984

1973

5.21

12.55

17.76

35.1

84.5

119.6

2,187

1974

4.86

12.73

17.58

32.7

85.6

118.3

2,275

1975

5.37

13.02

18.39

35.9

87.1

123.0

2,350

1976

5.83

13.08

18.91

38.9

87.4

126.3

2,371

1977

6.48

13.26

19.74

43.4

88.8

132.2

2,348

1978

8.84

13.53

22.37

58.9

90.1

149.0

2,527

1979

10.86

13.87

24.74

73.2

93.4

166.6

2,785

1980

12.69

13.76

26.45

86.7

94.0

180.7

2,734

1981

13.35

13.80

27.15

92.0

95.1

187.1

2,827

1982

15.13

13.99

29.13

104.6

96.7

201.2

3,124

1983

16.60

13.96

30.55

115.3

96.9

212.2

3,396

1984

17.40

14.16

31.56

120.6

98.2

218.8

3,608

1985

17.76

14.69

32.45

123.6

102.3

225.9

3,483

1986

19.31

15.03

34.34

133.9

104.3

238.1

3,529

1987

19.99

15.22

35.21

138.0

105.0

242.9

3,622

1988

21.42

15.51

36.93

147.8

107.1

254.9

3,579

1989

23.57

15.82

39.39

160.8

107.9

268.8

3,632

1990

25.90

16.33

42.24

174.6

110.1

284.7

3,933

1991

28.05

16.56

44.61

187.5

110.7

298.2

3,876

1992

29.30

16.81

46.11

196.6

113.4

310.1

4,004

1993

31.52

17.66

49.18

213.3

119.8

333.2

4,131

1994

33.18

1995

35.94

1996

38.28

1997

39.81

Source: Wang, Q. / Halbrendt, C. / Johnson, S.R. (1995): Grain Production and Environmental Management in China's Fertilizer Economy. In: Journal of Environmental Management, Vol. 47, 283-296. And: China Statistical Yearbook, 1998. State Statistical Bureau, People's Republic of China, Beijing. p.393
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