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Table 4 Wheat varieties grown by the farmers in the study areas

From: Farmers’ preferred traits and perceived production constraints of bread wheat under drought-prone agro-ecologies of Ethiopia

Varietiesa Year of release/registrationb Districts
Sire Dodota Hetosa
New improved varieties
 Ogolcho 2012 9 (16.7) 33 (56.9) 17 (29.3)
 Hidase 2012 15 (25.9)
 Kekeba 2010 17 (31.5) 1 (1.7) 1 (1.7)
Old improved varieties
 Kingbird 2007 1 (1.7)
 Hawi 2000 1 (1.7) 1 (1.7)
 Kubsa 1995 3 (5.6) 5 (8.6) 27 (46.6)
 Batu 1984 24 (44.4) 11 (19.0)
 Pavon 76 1982 2 (3.7) 5 (8.6)
 Bafane 2 (3.5)
  1. Source: Farm household survey, 2018
  2. aSome farmers grow more than one variety, which makes the proportion above 100 percent. bReleased/registered by Kulumsa Agricultural Research Centre. (–-) indicates not available/no response. Values outside and inside the bracket indicate the frequency and proportion in percentage, respectively