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Related to Guar bean: Cyamopsis tetragonoloba

guar

[gwär]
(agriculture)
Cyanopsis tetragonaloba. A leguminous crop adapted to semiarid regions of the southwestern United States and Mexico. Also known as cluster bean.
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Results in Table 2 indicate that 57% of guar bean growing households and 40% of non-growing households get most of their income from crop sales.
For male-headed households growing guar bean, 8 % have no cattle, 20% have less than 4 cattle, while the rest have at least four cattle.
Time devoted to guar bean production by male-headed and female-headed households.
Results in Table 4 show that female-headed households devote more hours to guar bean production than male-headed households.
Farmers' access to information on guar bean production
Table 5 shows that there is a balance in the frequency at which male-headed and female-headed households receive information on guar bean production (p > 0.
40ha of guar bean and male-headed households grew 0.
Male-headed households dominated guar bean production compared to female-headed households.
Most of households growing guar bean had crop sale as their major source of income, implying that crop farming is their major source of livelihood.
However, in spite of their low resource endowment female-headed households matched their male counterparts in terms of mean area of land allocated to guar bean and mean quantities of guar bean sold.
However, in this study male-headed and female-headed households had equal access to information on guar bean production.