1 This publication presents final estimates from the ABS Apples and Pears collection, 2008. Not all data from this collection are published here. Further data, including small area data, are available on application to the ABS.
SCOPE AND COVERAGE
2 Apples and Pears statistics relate to the year in which the harvest occurred and are derived from information obtained in a collection of all known growers.
3 Where figures have been rounded, discrepancies may occur between sums of the component items and totals.
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6 A range of publications relevant to the Agriculture sector are produced by the ABS, including:
Agricultural Commodities, Australia, cat. no. 7121.0
Australian Wine and Grape Industry, cat. no. 1329.0
Livestock and Meat, Australia, cat. no. 7218.0.55.001
Livestock Products, Australia, cat. no. 7215.0
Principal Agricultural Commodities, Australia, Preliminary, cat. no. 7111.0
Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced Australia, cat. no. 7503.0
Vineyards Estimates, Australia, cat. no. 1329.0.55.002
Water Use on Australian Farms, cat. no. 4618.0
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