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Table 4 Varieties cited in each region

From: Anchoring durum wheat diversity in the reality of traditional agricultural systems: varieties, seed management, and farmers’ perception in two Moroccan regions

  Variety Number of citations Status Translation Percentage of farmersa Percentage of cultivated areab Geographical distributionc
Pre-Rif Elhjaoui 1 traditional - 0.6 0.2 ZN1
  Guemh 11 traditional Durum wheat 6.7 2.3 ZN3
  Guemh beldi 22 traditional Local durum wheat 13.5 9.4 ZN1,ZN2,ZN3
  Guemh khel 1 traditional Black durum wheat 0.6 0.1 ZN3
  Guemh Lehmar 35 traditional Red durum wheat 21.5 18.4 ZN1, ZN2
  Karim 61 modern - 37.4 27.7 ZN1,ZN2,ZN3
  Krifla beda 13 traditional White Krifla d 8.0 5.4 ZN4
  Krifla kehla 35 traditional Black Krifla d 21.5 11.0 ZN3,ZN4
  Lekhel 5 traditional The black 3.1 1.9 ZN1, ZN3
  Massa 3 modern - 1.8 1.2 ZN3
  Marzak 9 modern - 5.5 5.2 ZN3
  Mezrouba 17 traditional Early 10.4 4.5 ZN3
  Ourgh 1 modern - 0.6 1.5 ZN3
  Pedro 1 modern - 0.6 0.6 ZN3
  Technique 2 traditional - 1.2 0.3 ZN1, ZN2
  Twinssia 2 traditional Comes from Tunisia 1.2 1.1 ZN3
  Zeriâa 30 traditional Seeds 18.4 8.7 ZN1, ZN3
  Zeriâa twila 1 traditional long seeds 0.6 0.2 ZN2
  Zeriâi Lkhel 1 traditional Seeds of the black 0.6 0.1 ZN1
Atlas Mountains Aberyoun 15 traditional Black awn 14.9 3.9 ZS2, ZS3
  Chgira lbida 4 traditional Small white tree 4.0 2.9 ZS1
  Cocorit 7 modern - 6.9 0.9 ZS1, ZS2, ZS5
  Ifermourgh 31 traditional Wing of the grasshopper (six rows) 30.7 59.4 ZS2, ZS3, ZS6
  Ilks 2 traditional Thin spike (four rows) 2.0 0.3 ZS3
  Irden taghezaft 6 traditional Long durum wheat 5.9 1.6 ZS3, ZS4, ZS5
  Isli 1 modern - 1.0 0.2 ZS5
  Karim 3 modern - 3.0 0.5 ZS2, ZS5
  Lbida touila 6 traditional Long white 5.9 1.9 ZS1
  Tabekhoucht 3 traditional The black 3.0 0.7 ZS2, ZS4
  Taberyount 6 traditional Black awn 5.9 2.6 ZS2, ZS3, ZS5
  Tamellalt 10 traditional The white 9.9 2.1 ZS1, ZS2, ZS5
  Toumlilt 27 traditional White awn 26.7 22.7 ZS1, ZS2, ZS4, ZS6
  Zerbana 1 traditional Early 1.0 0.2 ZS4
  1. Variety names in italics: The varieties that together covered 75% of the durum wheat area in each region.
  2. ‘-’: no translation was found.
  3. aPercentage of the interviewed farmers having cited the variety. Since farmers could grow more than one variety, the sum of each column is above 100%. bPercentage of the total durum wheat area surveyed (i.e. sum of the durum wheat areas over the farmers) where the variety was grown. The values of the column sum to 100%. c zones where the variety has been cited. In bold when the variety has been cited at least twice in a given zone. d The meaning of Krifla has not been elucidated. It can refer either to a family name or to a region close to Rabat.