No 5
(WCA 2000)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Rome, 1995



This crop list is not exhaustive, nor do all crops listed apply to any one country. Crops grown but deleted from the proposed list should be reported under 19: "Other temporary crops n.e.s." or 23: "Other permanent crops n.e.s." To simplify the list, the product name rather than the crop has been used.
1 Temporary crops
1.1 Cereals harvested for grain

1.1.1 Wheat wheat Hard wheat (including durum and semihard wheat) Soft wheat wheat Hard wheat (including durum and semihard wheat) Soft wheat
1.1.2 Rice (lowland) (upland)
1.1.3 Maize (corn) maize maize
1.1.4 Barley barley Spring barley
1.1.5 Millet and Sorghum Finger millet (for example, pearl millet, bullrush millet) Other millet (for example, bajra, Japanese millet) (for example, jowar, Guinea corn, durra)
1.1.6 Oats
1.1.7 Rye rye rye
1.1.8 Mixed cereals for grain (for example, maslin spelt, teff)
1.2 Tuber, root and bulk crops
1.2.1 Potato
1.2.2 Sweet potato
1.2.3 Cassava (manioc, tapioca)
1.2.4 Yam
1.2.5 Arrowroot
1.2.6 Dry onion
1.2.7 Dry garlic
1.2.8 Taro (cocoyam, dasheen, edoe, tannia)
1.2.9 Others n.e.s.
1.3Leguminous plants mainly for grain (excluding soybean and groundnut)
1.3.1 Edible dry beans
1.3.2 Dry broad bean (horse bean)
1.3.3 Edible dry peas
1.3.4 Chick pea (gram)
1.3.5 Lentil
1.3.6 Cowpea
1.3.7 Pigeon pea
1.3.8 Vetches
1.3.9Others n.e.s. (for example, lupines, fenugreek, bambara nut)
1.4 Crops mainly for industrial purposes
1.4.1 Sugar crops cane beet n.e.s. (for example, sweet sorghum)
1.4.2 Oilseed crops Groundnut (peanut) Soybean Flax (linseed) Sunflower Rapeseed (colza) Mustard Sesame Cottonseed Safflower seed Castor bean Others n.e.s. (for example, hempseed, poppy seed, niger seed)
1.4.3Spices, condiments, aromatic and medicinal plants peppers, pimento or chilli plants for essence (for example, geranium, lavender, mint) plants (for example, opium, liquorice) n.e.s. (for example, aniseed, caraway seed)
1.4.4 Fibre crops for fibre for fibre n.e.s. (for example, sunn hemp, kenaf, urena)
1.4.5 Other industrial crops Fluecured Other types n.e.s. (e.g. indigo, heena, broom millet, broom sorghum, esparto grass, sugar cane for thatching)
1.5 Vegetables mainly for human consumption
1.5.1 Leafy or stem vegetables Artichokes Asparagus Brussels sprouts Cabbage (red, white, savoy) Celery Chicory for greens Chinese cabbage Cress Endive Kale Leek Salad crops Rhubarb Spinach Others n.e.s. (for example, cardoon, fennel, corn salad)
1.5.2 Fruitbearing vegetables Cantaloupe and other melons Chilli (fresh) Cucumber Eggplant Gourd Okra Pumpkin Squash Sweet pepper Tomato Watermelon Others n.e.s. (for example chayot)
1.5.3 Root, bulb and tuberous vegetables garlic onion Radish beet or swedes and kohlrabi n.e.s. (for example, celeriac, horseradish, parsnip, sconzonera, salsify)
1.5.4 Leguminous vegetables harvested green n.e.s. (for example, broad bean, cowpea)
1.5.5 Other vegetables and broccoli (sweet) n.e.s.
1.6 Special horticultural cultivation
1.6.1 Grown in the open, bulbs and corms plants n.e.s.
1.6.2Cultivation under protective cover (for example, glass, plastic and ornamental plants n.e.s.
1.7Fodder crops (for grazing or cut for hay, green feed or silage)
1.7.1 Leguminous forage crops n.e.s. (for example, lespedeza, sainfoin, soybean hay)
1.7.2 Grasses alone (for example, timothy, red top, orchard grass, Sudan grass) grasses
1.7.3 Cereals (corn) for silage n.e.s.
1.7.4 Mixed legumes, grasses and cereals
1.7.5 Other fodder crops, n.e.s. Cabbage Jerusalem artichokes Pumpkin Sunflower Mangel (fodder beet) Sugar beet Sugar cane Swede Turnip Others n.e.s. (for example, carrot)
1.8 Crops grown mainly for the production of seed
1.8.1 Seed of sugarbeet
1.8.2 Alfalfa seed
1.8.3 Clover seed
1.8.4 Ryegrass seed
1.8.5 Onion seed
1.8.6 Others n.e.s. (for example trefoil)

1.9 Other temporary crops n.e.s.
2 Permanent crops
2.1 Fruit and nut trees
2.1.1 Citrus fruit and Tangerine (including clementine and satsuma) and pomelo lime n.e.s. (for example, bitter orange, sweet lime, citron, bergamot)
2.1.2 Pome fruit n.e.s. (for example, loquat)
2.1.3 Stone fruit (including sour) Plum and prune n.e.s. (for example, nectarine)
2.1.4 Grapes for wine for table use for raisins
2.1.5 Small cultivated fruit n.e.s. (for example, blackberry)
2.1.6 Other cultivated fruit Avocado Banana Breadfruit Custard apple Date Fig Guava Mango Papaya Persimmon Pineapple Plantain Pomegranate Sapodilla Other n.e.s. (for example, lychee, carob)
2.1.7 Edible nuts (filbert) n.e.s. (for example, pecan, pistachio, Brazil, Macadamia (Queensland) but excluding coconut)
2.2 Permanent crops mainly for industrial purposes
2.2.1 Beverage crops (cacao) mate n.e.s. (for example, cola)
2.2.2 Oil crops palm n.e.s. (for example, tung tree, shea butter tree)
2.2.3 Spices and aromatic crops pepper Ginger and spice n.e.s. (for example, drumstick)
2.2.4 Fibre crops (Manila hemp) plants (for example, drumstick) Zealand flax (formio) and rhea n.e.s. (for example, fique, maguey)
2.2.5 Rubber and tanning crops (hevea) wattle n.e.s.
2.2.6 Flower crops n.e.s.
2.2.7 Other industrial crops for silkworms palm plam (betel) nut n.e.s. (for example, lemon grass)
2.3 Other permanent crops n.e.s.