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Table 5 Results of pairwise ranking of factors considered as threats to wild edible plants

From: Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild edible plant resources in Nepal

Factors Respondents* Total Rank
TAN MAK DAN BAR KAI
Habitat destruction 6 5 8 9 7 35 1
Land use change 5 3 6 7 7 28 2
Over-grazing 4 2 5 6 6 23 4
Over-harvesting 5 2 6 8 4 25 3
Invasive species 2 1 2 4 3 12 5
  1. *The scores from 3 key informants were pooled together to get the total from each district (TAN Tanahun, MAK Makwanpur, DAN Dang, BAR Bardiya, KAI Kailali)