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Table 3 Results of log linear analysis between indigenous knowledge and traditional management variables, and ethnic group membership and gender of the respondent

From: Uses, traditional management, perception of variation and preferences in ackee (Blighia sapida K.D. Koenig) fruit traits in Benin: implications for domestication and conservation

Indigenous knowledge and traditional management variables Source of variation Degree of freedom Chi-Square P value
Motivation to conserve EG 4 14.49 < 0.01
  GG 1 0.10 0.754
  EG*GG 4 13.11 < 0.05
  Likelihood ratio 25 164.85 < 0.001
Uses as Food EG 4 11.37 < 0.05
  GG 1 5.12 < 0.05
  EG*GG 4 8.23 0.084
  Likelihood ratio 28 157.48 < 0.001
Uses as Soap EG 4 18.09 < 0.01
  GG 1 7.30 < 0.01
  EG*GG 4 5.58 0.232
  Likelihood ratio 16 104.24 < 0.001
Uses in Fisheries EG 4 55.98 < 0.001
  GG 1 1.87 0.172
  EG*GG 4 0.89 0.926
  Likelihood ratio 5 37.48 < 0.001
Differentiation in fruits traits EG 4 9.54 < 0.05
  GG 1 0.30 0.586
  EG*GG 4 3.03 0.553
  Likelihood ratio 13 82.46 < 0.001
Preference in fruits traits EG 4 31.91 < 0.001
  GG 1 1.24 0.266
  EG*GG 4 3.92 0.417
  Likelihood ratio 12 39.18 < 0.001
Propagation and Regeneration practices EG 4 5.84 0.212
  GG 1 3.93 < 0.05
  EG*GG 4 11.37 < 0.05
  Likelihood ratio 19 77.04 < 0.001
Management Practices to improve production EG 4 14.21 < 0.01
  GG 1 7.95 < 0.01
  EG*GG 4 12.50 < 0.05
  Likelihood ratio 32 99.78 < 0.001
  1. EG: Ethnic group, G: Gender, EG*GG: Interaction between ethnic group and gender group