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Table 3 Maize input–output variables descriptive statistics

From: Analysis of technical efficiency in maize production in Guji Zone: stochastic frontier model

Variable Description Mean Std. Dev Min Max
MPH Maize yield per hectare (in quintal) 19.17069 6.738365 10 38.89
FRTM Fertilizer used per hectare for maize (in kg) 83.10343 41.86732 30 150
OXM Pair of oxen per hectare maize production 2.593438 1.070356 0.83 6.67
MIP Maize seed per hectare maize production(in kg) 27.52996 12.87164 12 80
ALM Active labor measured in man hour involved per hectare maize prod 4.496681 2.102776 1 13.33
Lusm Land used for maize production (in hectare) 1.057051 0.4685878 0.5 3
Tillage Repetition of maize plowing 2.807692 0.6016649 2 5
Weeding Repetition of maize weeding 2.25641 0.5183971 1 4
  1. Source: Own survey result