Table 5

Influence of age of the pre-farming fallow on the pressure (%) of Zonocerus variegatusin crop fields established at the same site.

All


AECD-Blocks

Fallow of 1 -5 years

Fallow of 5 -10 years

Fallow > 10 years

p-value


Yaounde

39

31

30

NS

Mbalmayo

40

30

30

NS

Ebolowa

33

33

33

NS

p-value

NS

NS

NS

Means

37

32

31

NS

Female

Yaounde

33

33

33

NS

Mbalmayo

47

27

27

NS

Ebolowa

33

33

33

NS

p-value

NS

NS

NS

Means

38

31

31

NS

Male

Yaounde

44

29

27

NS

Mbalmayo

33

33

33

NS

Ebolowa

33

33

33

NS

p-value

NS

NS

NS

Means

37

32

31

NS


The values are averages of the scores for 10 groups of farmers (5 male and 5 female groups) interviewed per AECD-Blocks; p-value is the significance levels of a non parametric test of Kruskal-Wallis ; NS = nonsignificant (p > 0.05); 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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