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Table 1 Indicators of the harvesting season and factors perceived to affect the production of the E. lactea caterpillar in the city of Lubumbashi

From: The value chain of the edible caterpillar Elaphrodes lactea Gaede (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae) in the Miombo forest of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  Indicators of the harvesting season Factors perceived to affect the production
Indicators Leaves Consumed by E. lactea Strong Humidity Strong Abundance of Food Plants Information verbal communication Climate Intensity of Harvesting Intensity of Collection Anthropogenic Activities
Sites
University Campus +    + + + + +
Kawama +    + +   + +
Kafubu + + + + +   + +
Kambikila +   + + +    +
Kansebula + + + + +   + +
Kiswishi + +   + +    +
Makwasha + +   +     +
Mwaiseni +    + +   + +
Lumata +   + + +    +
Zambia + +   + + + + +
% Respondents 100 50 40 100 90 20 60 100