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Table 2 Food sources of Zonocerus variegatus among the annual and perennial crops in the humid forest of Southern Cameroon.

From: Farmers' perception on the importance of variegated grasshopper (Zonocerus variegatus (L.)) in the agricultural production systems of the humid forest zone 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
  1. 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