Dynamics and populations flows combinedbean seeds

The farmers were also asked about the history and sources of their bean seeds and a different pattern emerged. The results are reported in Table 7-8. As with maize, the age of P. polyanthus is basically bimodal with either a recent acquisition or a very long history and is principally locally sourced.

Table 7-8. Age and origin of bean seed


P. polyanthus

P. vulgaris (bush)

P. vulgaris (vine)

P. coccineus


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