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Table 13 Consistency parameters among miracle berry end-users for preferred breeding traits in Synsepalum dulcificum in Benin and Ghana

From: Comparative analysis of management practices and end-users’ desired breeding traits in the miracle plant [Synsepalum dulcificum (Schumach & Thonn.) Daniell] across ecological zones and sociolinguistic groups in West Africa

End-users’ preferred breeding traits and ranking Rank Overall ranking agreement
Farmers Processors Consumers
Big fruit size High fruit miraculin content High fruit miraculin content 1st 0.11
Early fruiting Big fruit size Big fruit size 2nd
High fruit yielding High fruit edible ratio Fruit freshness 3rd
Dwarf tree Fruit freshness Long fruit shelf life 4th
High fruit miraculin content High seed portion High fruit edible ratio 5th
Pair-wise similarity index (lower diagonal) and ranking concordance coefficient (upper diagonal) of preferred trait between end-user groups
  Farmers Processors Consumers
Farmers   0.00 0.00
Processors 0.40   0.90
Consumers 0.40 0.80