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Table 6 Area covered under different seed classes of maize 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 Modern cultivars Local cultivars
Hybrids OPVs Total Named Unidentified Total
EA avg. 52.2 29.4 81.6 10.1 8.3 18.4
Ethiopia 66.0 11.3 77.3 11.1 11.7 22.7
Kenya 65.0 17.1 82.1 17.5 0.5 17.9
Tanzania 40.2 31.7 71.8 9.4 18.7 28.2
Uganda 37.6 57.6 95.2 2.4 2.5 4.8
SA avg. 50.3 4.7 55.0 38.6 6.4 45.0
Angola 4.1 1.5 5.6 89.5 4.8 94.4
Malawi 65.7 12.8 78.5 14.6 6.9 21.5
Mozambique 24.9 5.1 30.0 70.0 0.0 70.0
Zambia 61.5 2.3 63.8 18.5 17.7 36.2
Zimbabwe 95.4 2.0 97.5 0.2 2.4 2.5
WA avg. 3.7 32.3 36.0 20.6 43.5 64.1
Benin 0.0 12.8 12.8 28.6 58.7 87.2
Ghana 3.1 50.3 53.4 25.5 21.1 46.6
Mali 0.0 51.2 51.2 13.1 35.7 48.8
Nigeria 11.6 14.7 26.3 15.4 58.4 73.7
SSA avg. 36.5 20.8 57.3 24.3 18.4 42.7