Zone Sample point farm length Km Flooded portion Km Percent age of total length Depth in cm Periodicity Category Crop cultivated Crop yield Kg Crop yield loss Kg Percent age loss
Odah 2011
D
1.00 0.65 92 13 1 week to 2 months Seasonal Maize 60 35 58
2012 D 0.84 0.35 86 67 3 weeks to 3 months Maize 69 42 60.86
Iwhre-otah 2011
D
0.67 0.46 87 23 2 weeks to 2 months Maize 75 35 46.66
2012
D
0.67 0.46 87 23 1 week to 2 months Maize 70 45 64.28
Erorin 2011
D
0.69 0.58 96 17 1 week to 2 months Maize 80 38 47.5
2012
D
0.69 0.65 98 19 1 week to 2 months Maize 90 40 44.4
- Total 4.56 3.15 546 162 - - - 444 235 322
- 0.76 0.525 91 27 - - - 74 39 54
Source: Fieldwork, 2011 and 2012
Table 4: Mean distribution of the flooded farmlands by Maize (2011 and 2012).