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Table 2 Number of different classes of maize cultivars grown during the 2013/2014 main crop season in the 13 surveyed African countries

From: Characteristics of maize cultivars in Africa: How modern are they and how many do smallholder farmers grow?

Region/country Numbers Without YOR Covering <1% area
Hybrid OPV Local Total Number Percent Number Percent
EA totals/avg. 69 58 87 214 101 47.2 154 72.0
Percentages 32.2 27.1 40.7 100.0     
Ethiopia 10 5 7 22 5 22.7 7 31.8
Kenya 33 33 18 84 33 39.3 68 81.0
Tanzania 17 12 54 83 55 66.3 66 79.5
Uganda 9 8 8 25 8 32.0 13 52.0
SA totals/avg. 79 15 93 187 95 50.8 122 65.2
Percentages 42.6 8.0 49.5 100.0     
Angola 4 2 25 31 24 77.4 20 64.5
Malawi 15 6 9 30 10 33.3 17 56.7
Mozambique 7 3 31 41 33 80.5 28 68.3
Zambia 30 2 27 59 27 45.8 42 71.2
Zimbabwe 23 2 1 26 1 3.8 15 57.7
WA totals/avg. 9 39 48 96 52 54.2 65 67.7
Percentages 9.4 40.6 50.0 100.0     
Benin 0 8 8 16 8 50.0 14 87.5
Ghana 5 13 19 37 23 62.2 27 73.0
Mali 0 8 2 10 2 20.0 0 0.0
Nigeria 4 10 19 33 19 57.6 24 72.7
SSA totals/avg. 157 112 228 497 248 49.9 341 68.6
Percentages 31.7 22.5 45.8 100.0     
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