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Food types in the world average diet, 1988-1990
Food types in the world average diet, 1988-1990

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Per capita food production worldwide, 1961-2005
Per capita food production worldwide, 1961-2005

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Populations of Ireland and Europe, showing a steep decline in Ireland in the years surrounding the Potato Famine
Populations of Ireland and Europe, showing a steep decline in Ireland in the years surrounding the Potato Famine
Wheat yields in developing countries from 1950 to 2004, showing the dramatic impact of the Green Revolution
Wheat yields in developing countries from 1950 to 2004, showing the dramatic impact of the Green Revolution

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Worldwide maize production in 2000
Worldwide maize production in 2000

Source: Compiled by the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment with data from: Monfreda, C., N. Ramankutty, and J.A. Foley.

Worldwide population since 1950
Worldwide population since 1950

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Worldwide potato production in 2000
Worldwide potato production in 2000

Source: Compiled by the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment with data from: Monfreda, C., N. Ramankutty, and J.A. Foley.

Worldwide rice production in 2000
Worldwide rice production in 2000

Source: Compiled by the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment with data from: Monfreda, C., N. Ramankutty, and J.A. Foley.

Worldwide wheat production in 2000
Worldwide wheat production in 2000

Source: Compiled by the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment with data from: Monfreda, C., N. Ramankutty, and J.A. Foley.