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Table 5 Number of farmers who are growing the most abundant and widely distributed enset landraces per ethnic group

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

No. Landrace name Number of respondents (N = 40)
Da Ge Gu Ha Ke Si Sil Wo Total ethnic group
1 Ado       34    34 1
2 Agade    38     38   76 2
3 Ahero        19   19 1
4 Amiya 15         15 1
5 Argama 17         17 1
6 Arkeya 21         21 1
7 Astara   31 21       52 2
8 Badedet 24   26     23   73 3
9 Bazereye    21       21 1
10 Beneze        21   21 1
11 Bira       16    16 1
12 Birbo       15    15 1
13 Boser    17       17 1
14 Boza 20         20 1
15 Chacho       15    15 1
16 Dere    19       19 1
17 Dirbo      16     16 1
18 Desho     28      28 1
19 Enquafye    18       18 1
20 Etene      18     18 1
21 Ferezye    23       23 1
22 Genbo     34 15   22   71 3
23 Genna       21    21 1
24 Genticha   37     39    76 2
25 Guarye        17   17 1
26 Gulumo       16    16 1
27 Hiniba        20   20 1
28 Kinbat        30   30 1
29 Kiticho       24    24 1
30 Mazia 28         28 1
31 Merza      16     16 1
32 Midasho       25    25 1
33 Nefo   23        23 1
34 Qibnar    17       17 1
35 Seskela     25 34     59 2
36 Sheleqe/Shelequmia      15    25 40 2
37 Shirteye    22     20   42 2
38 Shododinia 37         37 1
39 Torore/Toracho   20   19      39 2
40 Tuzuma         22 22 1
41 Uwisho       21    21 1
42 Yaka 22         22 1
  1. Da Dawro, Ge Gedeo, Gu Gurage, Ha Hadiya, Kem Kembata-Tembaro, Sid Sidama, Sil Silte, Wol Wolayita