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Table 3 Comparative assessment of rice yield for improved and traditional varieties

From: Agricultural technology adoption, commercialization and smallholder rice farmers’ welfare in rural Nigeria

Ecology/State Average yield (kg/ha) Standard error
Average Yield of Improved Rice Varieties by Production System and State
Rice production system   
Lowland 2988.34 1721.54
Upland 3844.88 1625.56
Irrigated 4016.46 1698.92
State
Niger 2792.90 1488.11
Osun 2569.20 1719.94
Kano 4840.53 1712.12
Average Yield of Local/Traditional Rice Varieties by Production System and State
Rice production system   
Lowland 1223.30 992.02
Upland 1608.13 736.40
State
Niger 1229.69 1009.37
Osun 950.17 144.68
  1. Source: Field Survey, 2010