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Table 5 Productivity and postharvest handling of potato

From: Assessment of production practices of smallholder potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) farmers in Wolaita zone, southern Ethiopia

Variable Frequency Percent
Productivity (t ha−1)
 <11.5 168 42.0
 11.5–17.2 178 44.5
 >17.2 54 13.5
Awareness on potato storage
 Yes 259 64.8
 No 141 35.3
Place of storage
 In the soil 178 44.5
 In BRS 22 5.5
 In DRS 51 12.8
 In DLS 6 1.5
 Not store 140 35.0
Best storable variety
 Wachacha 21 5.3
 Jalene 40 10.0
 Gudene 212 53.0
 Tolcha 69 17.3
 Local 30 7.5
 I don’t know 28 7.0
  1. BRA bright room storage, DLS defused light storage, DRS dark room storage