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Table 3 Characteristics of sampled farmers

From: Farmers’ knowledge and perception of postharvest physiological deterioration in cassava storage roots in Ghana

Variable Percent/mean (SD)
Age of farmers (years) 45.13 (12.87)
Farm sizes (hectares) 1.0 (0.7)
Distance from farm to market (km) 25.7 (22.7)
Cropping system
 Monocropping (%) 19.6
 Mixed cropping (%) 80.4
Major cassava intercrops  
 Plantation/tree crops (%) 8.8
 Food crops (%) 73.7
 Vegetable crops (%) 17.5
Conservation of plant material (%) 84.8