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# Table 1 Variable definition and their descriptive statistics

Variable | Description | Mean | Std.Dev. |
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Dependent Variables
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Y
| IRVs area divided by the total farm size | 0.78 | 2.30 |

G
| Per capita consumption expenditure | 34347.99 | 18226.89 |

MARKTPAR
| 1 if farmer sell part of produce, 0 otherwise | 0.71 | 0.46 |

Independent Variables
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YIELD
| Average yield (Kg/ha) | 3271.07 | 2238.76 |

AGE
| Age of household head | 45.00 | 8.62 |

AGE2
| Square of the age of household head | 2117.67 | 790.36 |

HSIZE
| Number of person living in the household | 8.00 | 4.09 |

EDUB
| 1 if farmer has formal education, 0 otherwise | 0.68 | 0.47 |

VOCT
| 1 if farmer attended vocational training, 0 otherwise | 0.15 | 0.36 |

GNR
| 1 if household head is male, 0 if female | 0.81 | 0.40 |

OFFINC
| 1 if farmer has non-farm income , 0 otherwise | 0.89 | 0.32 |

TOTAREA(HA)
| Total farm size in hectare | 2.39 | 1.59 |

EXCONT
| 1 if farmer has contact with extension agents, 0 otherwise | 0.36 | 0.48 |

HOWN
| 1 if respondent is the landlord, 0 otherwise | 0.86 | 0.35 |

ACSEED
| 1 if farmer has access to seed, 0 otherwise | 0.70 | 0.46 |

MEORG
| 1 if farmer is a member of any organisation, 0 otherwise | 0.31 | 0.46 |

SECOST
| The average cost of seed in Naira per kg | 124.97 | 1.56 |

INOCRP(N)
| Average income from other crops | 90405.00 | 72470.89 |

RICINC
| Income generated from the sale of rice | 189231.70 | 111276.60 |

SEDIST(KM))
| The distance from the village to the nearest sources of seed | 4.39 | 6.48 |

FUPL
| 1 if farmer practice upland rice farming | 0.31 | 0.46 |

FLOWL
| 1 if farmer practice lowland rice farming | 0.81 | 0.39 |

FIRRIG
| 1 if farmer practice irrigated rice farming | 0.16 | 0.37 |

ACREDIT
| 1 if farmer has access to credit | 0.24 | 0.42 |

YRESID
| Years of residence in the village | 40.17 | 14.79 |

YEDUC
| Years of formal education | 4.62 | 5.88 |

NCRI
^{a}
| 1 if farmer has relationship with NCRI | 0.217 | 0.41 |

MAIN
| 1 if the farming is the main occupation, 0 otherwise | 0.90 | 0.31 |

FYEXP
| Years of farming experience | 37.12 | 11.32 |

TRAINB
| 1 if farmer had attended any training, 0 otherwise | 0.21 | 0.41 |

NTRAIN
| Number of training attended by the farmer | 3.00 | 2.70 |