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Table 3 Cropping systems and cultural practices in groundnut cropping in the study area

From: Participatory analysis of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) cropping system and production constraints in Burkina Faso

  Central-eastern Central-northern Central-western Total DF Chi2 p values
% % % %    
Sowing period        
 Early of June 59.46 16.22 60 46.77 8 61.18 0.000
 Middle of June 0 5.41 24 11.29
 End of June 32.43 27.03 16 24.19
 Early of July 8.11 32.43 0 12.10
 Middle of July 0 18.92 0 5.65
Harvest period      6 46.29 0.0000
 End of September 59.46 40.54 88 65.32
 Early of October 16.22 21.62 12 16.13
 Middle of October 2.7 32.43 0 10.48
 End of October 21.62 5.41 0 8.07
Soil type        
 Gravelly soil 8.11 0 0 2.42 14 66.21 0.0000
 Loose soil 10.81 0 0 3.23
 Sandy soil 16.22 37.84 26 26.61
 Sandy-clay soil 8.11 56.76 62 44.35
 Clay soil 16.22 2.7 6 8.06
 Clay-sandy soil 40.54 2.7 4 14.52
 Lateritic soil 0 0 2 0.81
Weeding      3 26.92 0.0000
 Once 35.14 13.51 32 41.94
 Twice 64.86 86.49 68 58.06
Chemical fertilizer      3 35.14 0.0000
 Yes 37.84 35.14 90 41.94
 No 62.16 64.86 10 58.06
Organic fertilizer      3 7.19 0.027
 Yes 51.35 48.65 74 40.32
 No 48.65 51.35 26 59.68