Village consumers preference for sorghum varieties and its relatioapbip to sorghum preference index uri icon


  • The variation in sorghun prices in the urban wholesale markets reflects variation in quality characteristics of different lots of sorghum sold in the market. Seven quality characteristics have been identified which significantly explain 60 to 70% of the price variation. The mu1tiple-regression coefficients estimated for these quality characteristics are used to predict preferences for sorghum varieties in the form of an index i.e.Sorghum Preference Index (SP I )

publication date

  • 1983