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A bushel is an English system unit of dry volume, equal to 8 dry gallons (4 pecks).

It has been widely used for grain and other produce. Many grains are now sold by weight, with a fixed weight equal to a bushel.

A US bushel is approximately 35.24 liters, an Imperial bushel is about 36.37 liters.

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