Table 2: Percentage of farmers giving various reasons for use of own seed.

ReasonPercent of farmers ( 𝑛 = 1 5 4 )

Lack of cash to buy certified seeds27.3
Cheap and readily available20.1
Good performance of own seed14.9
Security of seed stock12.3
Low input requirement11.0
Yield stability9.7
Early maturity1.9
Pest resistance1.3