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Table 10 Suppliers’, manufacturers’, retailers’ and consumers’ preferences for specific wood species for roller

From: Assessment of local wood species used for the manufacture of cookware and the perception of chemical benefits and chemical hazards associated with their use in Kumasi, Ghana

  Wood species Respondents
Local name Scientific name Manufacturers (n=22)(%) Suppliers (n=22)(%) Consumers* (n=106)(%) Retailers (n=25)(%)
Albizia Albizia adianthifolia 4.5 0 0 0
Apru Nesogordonia papaverifera 0 0 0 24
Danta Cistanthera papaverifera 18.3 45.5 13 4
Hyedua Guibourtia ehie 4.5 0 0 0
Kyere Pterygota macrocarpa 13.8 0 0 0
Mahogany Khaya senegalensis 22.2 31.8 19 0
Odum Chlorophora excelsa 0 0 28.5 0
Papao Afzelia africana 13.8 0 0 0
Redwood Sequoia sempervirens 0 0 32.1 68
Sapelle Entandrophragma cylindricum 9.1 0 0 0
Teak Tectona grandis 13.8 22.7 7.4 4
Total   100 100 100 100
  1. *Excludes 19 respondents who claimed not to be knowledgeable in wood species.