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Table 2 Criteria, weight, sub-criteria and assignment score

From: Assessment of wild leafy vegetables traditionally consumed by the ethnic communities of Manipur, northeast India

Assignment criteria Weight Sub-criteria Assignment score
C1- Taste (T) 0.1934 Most preferred 4
Commonly preferred 3
Preferred but not common 2
Occasionally used 1
C2-Distribution (D) 0.1920 7–9 districts 4
5–6 districts 3
3–4 districts 2
1–2 districts 1
C3-Community status (CS) 0.0749 Dominant 3
Common 2
Rare 1
C4-Life form (LF) 0.0283 Perennial 2
Annual/Biennial 1
C5-Basis of civil use (BCU) 0.0576 Wide range 4
Commonly used 3
Used but not common 2
Rarely used 1
C6- Wild or cultivated (WC) 0.0358 Cultivated 2
Wild 1
C7- Edible time (ET) 0.0933 Cross seasonal eating 2
Single seasonal eating 1
C8-Edible part (EP) 0.1644 Multiple parts 2
Single part 1
C9-Medicinal value (MV) 0.0324 Yes 1
No 0
C10-Market potential (MP) 0.1278 High 3
General 2
Low 1