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Table 2 Major crops grown by different gender categories in Busia district

From: Men and women’s perception of yellow-root cassava among rural farmers in eastern Uganda

Crop Men (%) Women (%) MY (%) FY (%) Overall (%)
Food Cash Food Cash Food Cash Food Cash Food Cash
Cassava 20 9 20 14 20 12 21 17 100 71.2
Maize 19 9 17 13 19 12 21 17 93.8 69.9
Sweet potato 9 1 14 1 10 2 11 4 54.3 11.0
Beans 10 3 8 4 12 6 13 4 53.1 23.3
Sorghum 9 3 4 0 6 3 9 3 34.6 12.3
  1. MY male youth, FM female youth, Chi-square test for food crops grown and gender is: \(\chi^{2} = 28.55\), \(P = 0.688\); Chi-square test cash crop grown and gender is: \(\chi^{2} = 43.51\), \(P = 0.535\)
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