Table 5: Preferential ranking of different soil fertility management practices by native and migrant farmers in Wenchi.

Management practiceRanking order*
NativesMigrants
Asuoanoa
𝑁 = 1 0
Beposob
𝑁 = 5
Drobosoc
𝑁 = 7
AverageAsuoanod
𝑁 = 6
Beposod
𝑁 = 6
Drobosoe
𝑁 = 5
Average

(a) Ranking by natives and migrants
 Cassava11112211.7
 Pigeonpea25234444
 Mucuna/Maize/Mucuna7645.75665.6
 Groundnut/Maize/Groundnut4333.33333
 Cowpea/Maize/Cowpea3253.31121.3
 Maize/Maize/Maize87677777
 Cowpea/Cowpea/Cowpea5475.36555.3
 Bush fallow6887.38888

(b) Ranking by female and male BonosFemales
N = 13
Males
N = 10
 Cassava11
 Pigeonpea23
 Mucuna/Maize/Mucuna57
 Groundnut/Maize/Groundnut34
 Cowpea/Maize/Cowpea42
 Maize/Maize/Maize88
 Cowpea/Cowpea/Cowpea75
 Bush fallow66

aConsisted of 6 males and 4 females; bConsisted of 4 males and 1 female; cConsisted of 6 females and 1male; dDagarbas; eWalas.
*Each treatment was compared directly against the other until they were ranked from the highest to the lowest with 1 being the highest ranking and 8 being the lowest.
Source: [9].