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Table 6 Descriptive statistics: frequency analysis for palatability, parts used for eating and feeding methods and relative abundance of fodder grasses

From: Ethnobotanical studies of fodder grass resources for ruminant animals, based on the traditional knowledge of indigenous communities in Central Punjab Pakistan

Studied parameters Frequency Valid percent Cumulative percent
 Cattle 19 35.8 35.8
 Cattle, Buffalo 5 9.4 45.3
 Cattle, Buffalo, Sheep, Goat 16 30.2 75.5
 Cattle, Goat 1 1.9 77.4
 Cattle, Sheep 4 7.5 84.9
 Goat, Sheep 2 3.8 88.7
 Sheep, Goat 6 11.3 100.0
 Total 53 100.0  
Fodder part
 Aerial 19 35.8 35.8
 Leaves 10 18.9 54.7
 Whole 24 45.3 100.0
 Total 53 100.0  
Feeding methods
 Free grazing 30 56.6 56.6
 Free grazing, mixed with feed 21 39.6 96.2
 mixed with feed 2 3.8 100.0
 Total 53 100.0  
Relative abundance
 Abundant 17 32.1 32.1
 Common 8 15.1 47.2
 Frequent 10 18.9 66.0
 Occasional 13 24.5 90.6
 Rare 5 9.4 100.0
 Total 53 100.0