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SA Grains and Oilseeds Index Page
Grains are identified as cereals suitable for human consumption.
Oilseeds are also suitable as human food and are especially valuable for the oil they produce.
Grain and oilseed crops in South Africa incorporate maize (also known as corn or mealies), wheat, barley, rye, oats, sorghum, sunflowers, soy beans and ground nuts.