5,000 in 42 months!
On October 19th, 2014, the total number of unique (since some users requested multiple times) DSSAT v4.5 download requests surpassed 5,000 – another new big milestone showing the worldwide interest in DSSAT and its strong community! Cumulative number of download requests by quarter shows almost linear, continuous increase of DSSAT users since its public release in May 2011.
Counting by country, United States is leading the count as 706, followed by China (495), India (471), Pakistan (302), Argentina (273), and Brazil (269). Total of 154 countries are logged in the request – covering nearly all countries where there is crop-based agriculture.