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Table 1 Current farmersproduction practices/techniques for sweet potato in the study areas

From: Gender differences in access and use of selected productive resources among sweet potato farmers in Uganda

Characteristic Male-headed households (% yes) Female-headed households (% yes) χ 2 DF P value
Intercrop sweet potato 41.2 42.2 0.0001 1 0.992
Use of fertilizers 5.8 7.5 0.241 1 0.623
Practice crop rotation 99.3 92.3 7.218 1 0.007
Use of hired labor 29.5 56.6 3.476 1 0.062
Use of family labor 99.3 100.0 0.389 1 0.533
Use of variety mixtures in sweet potato 89.9 81.1 0.301 1 0.584
Irrigate sweet potato 10.0 0.0 0.329 1 0.567