Journal of Botany

Journal of Botany / 2017 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Study on the Diversity and Use of Wild Edible Plants in Bullen District Northwest Ethiopia

Table 6

Priority ranking of threats to wild food plants used on their degree of destructive effects/values of 1–5 that were given: 1 is the least destructive threat and 5 is the most destructive threat.

FactorsRespondents of each villageTotalRank
A1A2A3Dm1Dm2Dm3B1B2Ch1Ch2Ab1Ab2

Agricultural land expansion434221321133291st
Uncontrolled fire setting121311321321214th
Fuel wood collection323232122112243rd
Overgrazing223142332211262nd
Overharvesting231313011201185th

A = Aygal mozanbus; Dm = Doshna Moch; B = Bardud; Ch = Chilanqo; Ab = Azemina Banosh.

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