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Table 2 Ecological, technological and socio-economic factors analyzed and their correlation values (r) with richness of farmer varieties.

From: Ecological and socio-cultural factors influencing in situ conservation of crop diversity by traditional Andean households in Peru

  Cajamarca Huánuco Both regions
Factor (independent variable) Agricultural cycle Agricultural cycle Agricultural cycle
  2001-2 2002-3 2003-4 2004-5 All years 2001-2 2002-3 2003-4 2004-5 All years 2001-2 2002-3 2003-4 2004-5 All years
Total farms number -0.093 -0.108 -0.143 -0.035 -0.026 -0.146 -0.146 -0.240 -0.239 -0.249 -0.018 -0.024 0.036 0.089 0.077
Farm Extension 0.131 0.519 0.735* 0.616* 0.443 0.175 0.174 0.234 0.252 0.200 0.164 0.396* 0.433* 0.457** 0.302*
Parcels Number 0.480 0.866** 0.962** 0.926** 0.840** 0.342 0.349 0.521 0.428 0.460 0.169 -0.003 -0.056 -0.042 0.143
Native tubers surface 2001-2005 0.218 0.485 0.603* 0.683* 0.558 0.476 0.473 0.399 0.323 0.308 0.440* 0.684** 0.702** 0.684** 0.614**
Index of parcels distribution (IPD) 0.607* 0.883** 0.838** 0.829** 0.884** 0.071 0.075 0.362 0.447 0.408 0.260 0.011 -0.066 -0.0555 0.169
Index of cultural identity (ICI) 0.113 0.432 0.598* 0.702* 0.483 -0.170 -0.173 -0.244 -0.181 -0.203 0.174 0.444* 0.451* 0.311* 0.166
Index of traditional agricultural management (ITAM) -0.016 0.314 0.580* 0.662* 0.360 -0.066 -0.061 0.245 0.301 0.293 0.222 0.479** 0.675** 0.681** 0.540**
Index of self-sufficiency (ISS) 0.237 0.226 0.072 0.376 0.374 -0.149 -0.148 -0.245 -0.232 -0.239 0.273* 0.457** 0.490** 0.403* 0.283*
Index of family size (IFS) 0.353 0.674* 0.706* 0.862** 0.658* 0.022 0.021 -0.183 -0.248 -0.238 -0.012 -0.067 -0.033 0.028 0.104
Index of household labor hand (ILH) 0.703* 0.629* 0.241 0.580* 0.670* -0.031 -0.032 -0.174 -0.242 -0.224 0.051 -0.092 -0.098 -0.071 0.034
  1. *indicates significant correlations with 0.01 < p < 0.05; ** indicates significant correlation with p < 0.01.