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Table 7 Structure matrix.

From: Discriminant analysis of farmers adoption of improved maize varieties in Wa Municipality, Upper West Region of Ghana

Variables Function
Age of farmer’s 0.111919
Total farm labour 0.170265
Maize experience 0.573367
High yield −0.117490
Availability 0.256953
Storage/streak resistance −0.012442
Re-propagation −0.003792
Late maturity 0.210645
Weed resistance −0.262888
Grain quality 0.102637
low yield 0.407332
Water stress resistance −0.039658
Nutritional value 0.008392
Early maturity −0.200340
Fertilizer requirement 0.302978
Information availability 0.363782
Disease/pest resistance 0.167080
Soil fertility requirement 0.040035
Cost of variety 0.390268