Income and Consumption Impacts of Improved Faba bean Varieties and Rotation with Wheat A Moroccan Case
While the benefits of legumes for soil health are well documented the literature is scanty on their economic benefits Applying propensity score matching and endogenous switching regression to a nationally representative sample of 1230 farm households from Morocco this paper provided empirical evidence that the individual and combined adoption of improved faba bean varieties and faba beans wheat rotation led to higher yields netreturns and household consumption of fababeans respectively These results point to the need for enhancing wider adoption of improved legume varieties and legumecereal rotations through among others creating better access to extension and certified seed delivery services
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