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Table 6 Simple Preference ranking exercise on seven marketable homegarden plants in Sebeta-Awas District with the highest frequencies and relative frequencies of occurrence

From: Ethnobotanical study of homegarden plants in Sebeta-Awas District of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia to assess use, species diversity and management practices

Botanical name Respondents (R)
  R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 R11 R12 R13 R14 Total score Rank
Artemisia absinthium 3 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 22 7
Catha edulis 7 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 4 6 7 6 7 92 1
Cymbopogon citratus 2 1 3 2 2 1 1 2 3 3 2 2 1 1 26 6
Myrtus communis 1 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 1 2 3 4 3 3 37 5
Rhamnus prinoides 5 4 5 5 5 5 6 5 4 7 5 6 5 5 72 3
Ruta chalepensis 4 5 4 4 4 4 5 4 5 5 4 4 4 4 60 4
Rosmarinus officinalis 6 7 6 6 6 6 5 6 6 6 7 5 7 6 85 2
  1. Value 7 was assigned to the most valuable plant while 1 to the least valuable plant