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Table 2 Maize cultivars of Jacaltenango according to two independent sources from 1927 and 1937 Spelling according to original. Abbreviations: C = cold; H = hot; T = temperate; W = warm; m = months. Between brackets: identifying numbers of the cultivars. Dashed lines: separation between growing environments following LaFarge & Byers [36] (see C/T/H classification, second column).

From: Changes in farmers' knowledge of maize diversity in highland Guatemala, 1927/37-2004

LaFarge & Byers in 1927 [36] Stadelman in 1937 [23]
Name Characteristics Name Characteristics
kex-wa' (1) C, "black tortilla", q'ex wa' (1) C, 9 m
  sweet yellow grain nime' q'ex wa' (2) C, 9 m, yellow, intermediate
   papa q'ex wa' (3) C, 9 m
   kokh q'ex wa' (4) C, 9 m, yellow, intermediate
tciletcuwa' (5) C, sweet, white or yellow t|ilit| wa' (5) C, 6 m
kěx sat (6) T, "black eyes" q'ex sat (6) C, 9 m
qan-ñal (7) T, white q'an ñal (7) W, 8 m
sax-ñal (8) T, "white ripe ear" saq ñal (8) C, 9 m, white, dent
ts'ip sat (9) T ts'ib sat (9) W, 8 m
ts'ip sat sax-ñal (10) T, "white ripe ear with written grains" ts'ib sat saq ñal (10) C, 9 m, spotted, intermediate
ocep cahua (11) H, three months, moons o_ep_xau (11) W, 4 m, yellow, dent
p:au (12) H q'an b:au (12) W, 8 m, yellow,
nimex kan p:au (13) H, "big yellow ear"   dent
tcimho (14) H Chimbo (14) W, 6 m
tewa' (15) H, long term te wa' (15) W, 9–10 m
   q'an te wa' (16) W, 9–10 m
ockal tsaiik (17) H, "sixty days" - -
- - q'an wa' (18) C, 6 m
- - ?amaltin (19) C, 9 m, spotted, flint
- - jex ti' (20) C, 9 m, yellow, dent
- - saq po (21) W, 8 m
- - Cuarentano (22) W, 4 m
- - Tejar (23) W, 4 m, white, dent
- - Pantaleón (24) W, 6 m
- - q'ex t?itam wa' (25) black, dent