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Table 11 Importance (in rank) of varietal preference criteria across different sociolinguistic groups

From: On-farm management and participatory evaluation of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan [L.] Millspaugh) diversity across the agro-ecological zones of the Republic of Benin

Preference criteriaAdjaBaribaBialiBooDendiFonHollyIdaashaMahiNagoPeuhlSombaYorouba
Resistance to pests and diseases211121123111
Short cooking time21113122211
Adaptability to any type of soil51111525111
Good taste4111121 32112
High productivity321212322213
Cultivable at any time of the year53116324121
High market value6162151
Resistance to storage insects317514
Easy for ginning742524
Drought resistance2243