production and processing characteristics in southern
Cameroon: An analysis of factors causing variations in
practices between farmers using Principal Component Analysis
G. Essono2*, M. Ayodele1,
A. Akoa2, J. Foko3, 4, J. Gockowski5
and S. Olembo6
Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Oyo State,
University of Yaoundé I, Department of Plant Biology,
of Dschang, Faculty of Agriculture and Agricultural
Sciences, Department of Plant Protection, Dschang-Cameroon.
Center for Research and Phytosanitary Training, ACRPT,
Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ghana Station, Ghana.
of the African Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
*Corresponding author. E-mail:
Accepted 6 December, 2007