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Table 6 Description of variables used in the binary logistic regression model (n = 170)

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

Variables Expected sign References
Socio-demographic characteristics
 Gender (male = 1)  ±  [6, 10, 16, 23, 24, 31, 32, 45]
 Age (productive age between 18 and 60 years; yes = 1)  ± 
 Education (at least basic = 1)  + 
 Household size (continuous)  + 
 Extension contact (yes = 1)  + 
 Member to farmers associations (yes = 1)  + 
 Own land size (continuous)  + 
Varietal attributes
 High yielding (yes = 1)  +  [3, 5, 14, 22, 24]
 Early maturing (yes = 1)  + 
 Tillering ability (good = 1)  + 
 Plant height (tall) (yes = 1)  + 
 Grain weight (good = 1)  + 
 Resistance to disease (rust) (yes = 1)  + 
 Resistance to shattering (yes = 1)  + 
 Baking quality (good = 1)  + 
 Adaptation (drought and heat stresses) (good = 1)  + 
  1.  + , positive impact; –, negative impact