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Table 3 Contribution of cultural and economic variables to explain the variation of wild and weedy plants and mushrooms interchanged in traditional markets

From: Cultural, economic, and ecological factors influencing management of wild plants and mushrooms interchanged in Purépecha markets of Mexico

Use type Edible Medicinal Ceremonial and ornamental Mushrooms
Variables PC1 PC2 PC1 PC2 PC1 PC2 PC1 PC2
Recognition 0.383 0.182 0.425 − 0.113 0.224 0.302 0.322 − 0.061
Use form 0.127 0.457 0.290 0.438 0.140 0.610 0 0
Preference 0.345 0.325 0.399 0.205 0.441 0.250 0.308 − 0.259
Need 0.392 0.006 0.431 0.105 0.432 − 0.224 0.308 − 0.259
Harvest effort 0.274 0.122 0.325 − 0.041 0.455 0.126 0.329 0.127
Variety of products − 0.032 0.486 0.297 0.337 0 0 0 0
Form of interchange 0.214 − 0.290 0.164 − 0.517 − 0.101 0.547 0.354 0.043
Interchange value 0.184 0.123 0 0 0.405 − 0.306 0.259 − 0.079
Period offered − 0.219 0.452 − 0.300 0.429 0 0 − 0.086 0.672
Number of communities 0.305 − 0.301 0.156 − 0.412 0.407 − 0.109 0.313 0.442
Number of markets 0.359 − 0.015 0.228 − 0.063 0.407 − 0.109 0.369 − 0.096
Number of sellers 0.369 − 0.066 0 0 0 0 0.313 0.442
Variation percentage 46.3 18.5 42.2 16.9 39.6 15.1 59.6 11.8
  1. Data values of the first two components of the principal component analysis PC1 and PC2
  2. Numbers in italics indicate the values of the most meaningful variables to explain the variation in each principal component