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Table 13 Most frequently reported enset production constraints in the study area

From: Exploiting indigenous knowledge of subsistence farmers’ for the management and conservation of Enset (Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman) (musaceae family) diversity on-farm

Major constraints in enset production Reported by % of farmers?
Enset Xanthomonas Wilt 35.9
Enset root mealy bug 34.6
Leaf hopper 19.5
Mole rat 24.7
Porcupine 52.2
Swine 12.4
Corm rot 52.8
Drought 8.9