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Table 2 On-farm seed management practices reported by households (HHs) in Mangae, Morogoro

From: Modern maize varieties going local in the semi-arid zone in Tanzania

Practice Trait Share of HHs
Seed selection   72%
  Plant drought tolerant 31%
  Plant resistant to lodging 13%
  Plant true to type 10%
  Plant flowering time 3%
  Cob well filled 44%
  Cob of large size 22%
Spacing between plots with different varieties   43%
Staggered planting of different varieties   29%
  1. The last column refers to the share of households conducting the practice and selecting seeds on the basis of the listed traits.