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Table 8 Unstandardized and standardized canonical discriminant coefficient.

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

Variables Unstandardized Standardized
Age of farmer’s −0.0019 −0.0187
Total farm labour −0.0431 −0.1102
Maize experience 0.2049 0.7093
High yield 0.0278 0.0234
Availability 0.1097 0.1378
Storage/streak resistance 0.1381 0.1396
Re-propagation −0.1134 −0.1063
Late maturity 0.0662 0.0859
Weed resistance −0.6249 −0.4924
Grain quality −0.1567 −0.1872
Low yield 0.4759 0.7224
Water stress resistance 0.2399 0.2889
Nutritional value −0.0589 −0.0736
Early maturity −0.1579 −0.1875
Fertilizer requirement 0.1227 0.1599
Information availability 0.8568 0.9445
Disease/pest resistance −0.1497 −0.1622
Soil fertility requirement −0.2946 −0.2917
Cost of variety 0.3677 0.3824