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Table 6 Reasons for pigeonpea production and use category in Benin

From: On-farm management and participatory evaluation of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan [L.] Millspaugh) diversity across the agro-ecological zones of the Republic of Benin

CriteriaVariablesGZ
n = 190
SGZ
n = 200
SZ
n = 110
FFLI pFLI pFL
ReasonsMarket value10737.88029.66624.1
Nutritional value17662.219070.49835.8
Land fertilizing power11040.2
ΣF283270274
Use categoryConsumption16434.8188389631.9
Medicine9219.57515.27223.9
Offering71.4
Sacrifice51
Weed control153.2193.8237.6
Grain processing204.2102
Fertilization18138.419138.611036.5
ΣF472495301
  1. GZ Guinean zone, SGZ Sudano-Guinean zone, SZ Sudanian zone, n number of respondents, FL fidelity level, F number of respondents for a modality of use or reason that motivates the culture, ΣF sum of the number of respondents for all modalities of use or reason