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Table 2 Pair wise ranking of factors considered as threats to wild edible vegetables

From: Ethnobotanical appraisal and cultural values of medicinally important wild edible vegetables of Lesser Himalayas-Pakistan

Factors Respondents Total Rank
  MH* MH MH MH H* DH DH DH AB* AB AB AB Mu* Mu Mu Mu Mn* Mn Mn Mn   
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Agricultural land expansion 4 3 2 3 6 5 3 7 3 4 2 1 3 2 3 3 4 2 3 2 65 1
Over harvesting 2 3 2 3 3 4 2 4 2 1 3 2 1 3 1 4 3 1 2 4 50 2
Over grazing 1 3 1 2 2 1 3 1 1 2 1 3 2 1 3 1 2 3 1 2 36 3
Fire 3 2 4 1 3 2 1 2 1 1 0 1 2 1 1 2 1 0 2 1 31 4
Fuel 2 1 0 2 1 2 0 1 3 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 20 5
  1. *MH Margalla Hills National Park, *H Haripur, *AB Abbottabad,*Mu Murree, *Mn Mansehra. The score mentioned in the table is based on the information from 16 key informants at four sub sites from each study area.