Table 2

Food sources of Zonocerus variegatus among the annual and perennial crops in the humid forest of Southern Cameroon.

All


Crops

AECD-Blocks

General feeder (Polyphagous)

Oligophagous

Monophagous

No crop attacked

Absent in the village


Annual crops

Yaounde

60

40

0

0

0

Mbalmayo

70

30

0

0

0

Ebolowa

70

30

0

0

0

Mean

67

33

0

0

0


Young Perennial Crop

Yaounde

20

20

10

50

0

Mbalmayo

20

20

10

50

0

Ebolowa

30

50

0

20

0

Mean

23

30

7

40

0


Female


Annual crops

Yaounde

60

40

0

0

0

Mbalmayo

60

40

0

0

0

Ebolowa

60

40

0

0

0

Mean

60

40

0

0

0


Young Perennial Crop

Yaounde

20

0

0

80

0

Mbalmayo

40

0

0

60

0

Ebolowa

40

40

0

20

0

Mean

33

13

0

53

0


Male


Annual crops

Yaounde

60

40

0

0

0

Mbalmayo

80

20

0

0

0

Ebolowa

80

20

0

0

0

Mean

73

27

0

0

0


Young Perennial Crop

Yaounde

20

40

20

20

0

Mbalmayo

0

40

20

40

0

Ebolowa

20

60

0

40

0

Mean

13

47

13

33

0


The values are averages of the scores for 10 groups of farmers (5 male and 5 female groups) interviewed per block; AECD-Blocks = Agro-Ecological, Cultural and Demographic Blocks

Kekeunou et al. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2006 2:17   doi:10.1186/1746-4269-2-17

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