Bean is a plant from Leguminosae family that gives fruit once a year. It has fruits that are flat, straight, curvy or round. Length of the fruits can change between 5-15 cm. It is usually green in colour. It is a plant which is sensitive towards cold. It can be cultivated in every type of soil. It is cultivated in many areas around the world. It has approximately 80 varieties. It is one of the most produced vegetables from Leguminosae family. Its origin is Central America.
Bean can be consumed when it is green or in a dried form by separating the seeds from the leaves. Most known cultivars of green bean are; Çalı Bean and Ayşe Kadın Bean. Most known cultivars of dried bean are; Dermason Bean, Horoz Bean, Barbunya Bean, Boncuk Bean, Şeker Bean and Börülce Bean Sofia, Gina, Ebro, Cyclone, Bronco, Bourgondia.
Bean is the most cultivated legumes in the world. Dried bean production in the world is approximately 26 million tonne. If we look at the continents, Asia is number one with 11.6 million tonne of dried bean production while Americas is second with 7.9 million tonne and Africa is third with 6.1 million tonne. When we look at it in terms of countries Myanmar is ranked first in the world in terms of dried bean production. It produces 4.6 million tonne of dried bean every year. India is in the second place with 3.7 million tonne.
Dried bean fields are third in terms of size after chickpea and lentil in Turkey. Black Sea Region gives the best crop. In terms of provinces most fertile and productive are Kayseri, Niğde, Konya, Nevşehir, Uşak and Afyon. Turkey approximately produces about 245 thousand tonne dried beans. Turkey is responsible for %1.2 of worlds production of dried beans.
The countries that are most imported in terms of dried beans are India, Japan, Mexico and Brazil. Importation of these countries are between 120-150 thousand tonne yearly. Turkey approximately exports 3 thousand tonne of dried beans every year. The country that exports the most dried bean is Myanmar with 1 million tonne. Myanmar exports about %70 of its production. Other important countries on dried bean exportation are China with 41 thousand tonne, USA with 331 thousand tonne and Argentina with 265 thousand tonne. Turkey on the other hand exports about 22 thousand tonne of beans yearly. Countries that Turkey exports the most beans are, Greece, Egypt, Germany, Algeria and Belgium.
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