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Table 2 Rice cultivars status, area planted, and type grown in the region of Tillabéry

From: Farmers’ rice knowledge and adoption of new cultivars in the Tillabéry region of western Niger

Rice cultivars Status a Frequency (%) b Area planted (%) Type Agrosystem
Waihidjo (Kassimo)c NR 35.3 17.0 sativa Irrigated
IR1529 R 30.7 15.8 sativa Irrigated
Degaulle/D52 L/R 17.6 23.7 sativa Lowland
NERICAL39 R 13.7 7.5 sativa Irrigated
Gambiaka R 9.2 4.5 sativa Irrigated
Kardjikoyoc NR 7.2 3.4 sativa Irrigated
WITA8 R 6.5 3.7 sativa Irrigated
Mala L 5.9 7.6 glaberrima Lowland
Dogonbaraw NR 5.2 4.4 sativa Both
NERICAL49 R 4.6 2.1 sativa Irrigated
Barkanaye L 3.3 2.6 glaberrima Lowland
Hara Massay L 2.6 2.6 glaberrima Lowland
WITA9 R 1.3 1.1 sativa Irrigated
Maï alewa NR 1.3 0.6 sativa Irrigated
Pontompormi R 1.3 0.9 sativa Irrigated
Bassirou Moc NR 1.3 0.4 sativa Irrigated
Motafiya NR 0.7 0.2 sativa Irrigated
Soumana Gourara R 0.7 0.2 sativa Irrigated
Mo Aro NR 0.7 0.2 sativa Irrigated
Locki NR 0.7 1.0 sativa Irrigated
TGR 48 R 0.7 0.5 sativa Irrigated
  1. aStatus: NR: not released, R: officially released, L: landrace.
  2. bTotal more than 100 because of multiple responses.
  3. cCultivar ‘bred’ by a local farmer.