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Table 1 Acreage planted with paddy fields (P), barnyard millet (B), and foxtail millet (F) in eight areas in Iwate prefecture in 1955, 1960, and 1965

From: A decrease in eating barnyard millet in Iwate prefecture: a literature review of Iwate no Hoken (hygiene in Iwate)

  1955 1960 1965
  P B F (B + F)/P P B F (B + F)/P P B F (B + F)/P
Morioka 1898.4 282.0 22.4 0.16 1916.2 173.6 9.8 0.10 1962.3 36.0 0.8 0.02
Hanamaki 5085.2 372.2 30.0 0.08 5290.3 253.4 4.9 0.05 6215.0 50.4 0.1 0.01
Tono 2195.6 492.5 50.1 0.25 2465.7 272.9 16.1 0.12 2485.7 47.8 1.7 0.02
Ichinoseki 2532.2 2.0 0.7 0.00 2758.4 1.8 10.9 0.00 3164.0 0.0 0.0 0.00
Fukuoka 440.5 821.0 128.2 2.15 421.5 647.8 44.1 1.64 477.0 451.3 34.6 1.02
Kunohe 343.2 449.9 67.3 1.51 392.6 369.2 9.6 0.96 447.3 146.8 0.4 0.33
Iwaizumi 12.7 117.3 18.4 10.72 128.2 464.3 69.3 4.16 258.3 204.0 18.6 0.86
Taneichi 280.2 563.8 40.0 2.15 319.8 450.2 10.3 1.44 399.8 268.8 1.0 0.67
  1. These data were cited from the statistical handbook of Iwate of each year
  2. The unit of acreage is a hectare. The original units are in chobu in 1955 and 1960, and acre in 1965
  3. Minor merging with neighboring cities, towns, and villages occurred during this period