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Table 9 Practice of selection, selection stage and persons involved in the selection in the different zones

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

Zone Percentage of farms where selection is practiced Selection stage (%)a Persons involved in the selection process (%)b
seed plot spike/plant man woman farmer (man) and family
ZN1 71.4 100.0 2.9 5.7 11.4 85.7 2.9
ZN2 85.7 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0
ZN3 30.1 92.0 4.0 28.0 64.0 24.0 12.0
ZN4 37.5 100.0 16.7 33.3 83.3 0.0 16.7
Nord 46.5 97.2 4.2 15.3 34.7 58.3 6.9
ZS1 100.0 13.3 0.0 86.7 86.7 0.0 13.3
ZS2 95.5 38.1 0.0 61.9 66.7 0.0 33.3
ZS3 81.5 68.2 0.0 31.8 31.8 0.0 68.2
ZS4 75.0 50.0 16.7 33.3 66.7 0.0 33.3
ZS5 100.0 16.7 0.0 83.3 66.7 16.7 16.7
ZS6 78.3 22.2 0.0 77.8 77.8 0.0 22.2
Sud 87.1 37.5 1.1 61.4 55.8 1.9 42.3
  1. aThe value corresponds to the percentage of farms where selection is practiced at a given stage. Since farmers had the possibility to give multiple answers, the sum of each line is above 100%.
  2. bThe value corresponds to the percentage of the surveyed farms where selection is practiced by a given category of person.
  3. For a and b, the percentages were computed among the farms where selection is practiced.