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Table 7 Results of preference ranking for five MPs against blackleg (Scores in the table shows ranks given to medicinal plant based on their efficacy; thus 5 = most effective, 1 = least preferred)

From: Ethnobotany of medicinal plants in Ada’a District, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

Medicinal plant species For blackleg Respondents (R1-R10)
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 Total Rank
Cyphostemma adenocaule 5 4 5 5 2 4 3 5 4 4 41 1st
Verbascum sinaiticum 4 3 2 2 1 1 2 4 3 5 27 4th
Prunus africana 5 5 4 3 3 5 5 3 2 3 38 2nd
Rumex abyssinicus 2 2 1 1 4 2 1 1 1 1 16 5th
Stephania abyssinica 3 4 3 4 5 3 4 2 5 2 35 3rd