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Table 3 Maize yield descriptive summary for lower eastern Kenya. The four districts in lower eastern are Machakos, Makueni, Kitui, and Mwingi. The number in brackets shows the year when the yield was observed

From: Effects of climate variability on maize yield in the arid and semi arid lands of lower eastern Kenya

District Lowest yields (kg/ha) Highest yield (kg/ha) Mean (kg/ha) S.D (kg/ha) CV (%)
Machakos 441.3 (1998) 4657.0 (1988) 1721.8 616.2 41.9
Makueni 323.2 (2005) 2750.0 (1993) 1270.1 660.0 52.0
Kitui 44.5 (1987) 4830.0 (1990) 1370.0 1072.0 78.3
Mwingi 240.8 (2005) 2475.0 (1993) 1030.0 612.0 59.4
Average 262.5 3677.5 1078.2 740.2 68.6