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Table 5 Weighted average age of maize cultivars grown in the 13 surveyed African countries during the 2013/2014 main crop season

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

Region/country Hybrids OPVs All
EA avg. 13.0 15.2 13.8
Ethiopia 10.6 17.7 13.5
Kenya 13.7 12.4 13.2
Tanzania 14.2 22.0 17.2
Uganda 10.7 16.4 13.4
SA avg. 12.4 26.5 15.4
Angola NA 36.0 36.0
Malawi 10.7 10.1 10.3
Mozambique 10.5 16.0 11.9
Zambia 12.8 13.5 12.8
Zimbabwe 13.4 57.5 16.9
WA avg. 13.0 16.8 16.4
Benin NA 10.4 10.4
Ghana 6.0 24.0 22.7
Mali NA 17.9 17.9
Nigeria 14.8 11.8 12.6
SSA avg. 13.0 18.1 14.9
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