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Table 4 Cultivar knowledge and opinions on presence/absence (n = 40). Last column calculated using Consensus Theory (Appendix).

From: Changes in farmers' knowledge of maize diversity in highland Guatemala, 1927/37-2004

  Informants who know the cultivar Communities in which cultivar is known (n = 9) Informants who judge presence Informants who claim continued presence Informants who claim continued presence as a percentage of all informants who judge presence Probability of continued presence
nimej k'ejwah (2) 39 9 35 34 97% >0.99
k'ejwah (1) 38 9 34 34 100% >0.99
saj nhal (8) 38 9 33 32 97% >0.99
tz'ib'sat saj nhal (10) 35 9 31 29 94% >0.99
k'ejsat (6) 32 9 31 27 87% >0.99
tz'ib'sat (9) 32 9 30 26 87% >0.99
q'an nhal (7) 31 9 26 26 100% >0.99
q'an b'aw (12) 31 9 26 21 81% >0.99
tewah (15) 31 9 27 19 70% >0.99
kok k'ej wah (4) 30 9 27 24 89% >0.99
txilitxwah (5) 29 9 25 22 88% >0.99
oxeb' x'ahaw (11) 27 9 26 25 96% >0.99
Cuarentano (22) 26 8 23 22 96% >0.99
k'ejti' txitam wah (25) 25 8 24 23 96% >0.99
papa k'ejwah (3) 23 9 22 21 95% >0.99
q'an tewah (16) 19 7 12 9 75% >0.99
nimej q'anb'aw (2) 18 8 15 13 87% >0.99
xhamaltin (19) 12 6 10 9 90% >0.99
saj poh (21) 12 6 11 7 64% >0.99
q'an wah (18) 6 5 5 4 80% >0.99
Pantaleón (24) 4 3 2 0 0% 0.07
k'ejti' (20) 3 3 3 3 100% >0.99
Chimbo (14) 3 2 2 1 50% 0.25
Tejar (23) 3 2 3 0 0% 0.07