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Table 7 Farmers’ preferred characteristics of groundnut varieties in percentage

From: Groundnut production constraints and farmers’ trait preferences: a pre-breeding study in Togo

Region Village Large pod size Yield High oil content Drought Red color Disease resistance Good taste Early maturity High no. seed/pod*
Kara Kpoloubal 5 55 10 20 10
Binadjoub 5 90 5
Nampoch 10 50 20 20
  Mean (%) 6.66 65 3.33 13.33 3.33 1.66 6.66
Savanes Yacle 30 60 10
Dore 75 25
Namo 25 65 10
  Mean (%) 18.33 66.66 15  
Centrale Sonde 35 50 10 5
Attibodo 70 5 10 15
Wassarabou 65 25 10
  Mean (%) 11.66 61.67 10 6.67 10
Grand mean 12.22 64.44 6.11 4.44 1.11 3.33 2.22 2.22 3.33
  1. *High no. seed/pod, high number of pods per plant