Guess how many DSSAT users are in the world: 5,000 (and counting)!

5,000 in 42 months!

5K Downloads - Cumulative

Cumulative number of DSSAT v4.5 download requests by quarter since its release in May 2011.

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.

154 Countries!

5K Downloads - Map

Total number of DSSAT v4.5 download requests by country, covering 154 countries globally.

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.


About Jawoo Koo

Research Fellow at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington, DC. Working on the meso-scale crop systems modeling applicaitons for Sub-Saharan Africa region.

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