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Table 6 Influence of fallow types on Zonocerus variegatus pressure (%) in adjacent crop fields in the humid forest zones 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
AECD-Blocks C.odorata fallow Herbaceous fallows Shrubs fallow Forest p-value
Yaounde 52 35 10 5 <0.0001
Mbalmayo 44 40 11 7 <0.0001
Ebolowa 51 39 9 2 <0.0001
   p-value NS NS NS NS  
   Means 49 38 10 4 <0.0001
Female
Yaounde 54 29 10 7 0.0052
Mbalmayo 45 40 10 5 0.0024
Ebolowa 50 43 7 0 0.0007
   p-value NS NS NS NS  
   Means 50 37 9 40 <0.0001
Male
Yaounde 49 40 9 2 0.0007
Mbalmayo 42 39 11 8 0.0037
Ebolowa 51 34 11 4 0.0010
   p-value NS NS NS NS  
   Means 47 38 10 5 <0.0001
  1. 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.