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Table 8 Result of direct matrix ranking exercise conducted on six multipurpose homegarden tree species in Sebeta-Awas District

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

  Cordia africana Croton macrostachyus Acacia abyssinica Acacia albida Juniperus procera Eucalyptus globulus
Construction 40 21 32 36 64 74
Soil fertility 38 30 52 60 28 -
Furniture/ Implements 65 42 48 38 42 28
Charcoal/ fire wood 34 26 60 56 25 59
Shade 48 36 50 32 38 24
Live fence 31 22 32 24 66 59
Medicine 35 62 26 18 38 63
Total score 291 229 300 254 301 307
Rank 4 6 3 5 2 1