The rate of 5% seed flow of maize into a village is comparable to those reported previously. For the principal variety of the principal crop (maize) the seed networks are mostly closed, with a small but consistent inflow of seed from outside the community. The rate is again higher for beans at 17%, showing a higher level of inflow of germplasm, and possibly a different perception of adaptation. The level for squash is similar to that of beans, as again farmers may view squash as more widely adaptable than maize.
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