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Table 9 Evaluation of pests and diseases impact in pigeonpea production

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

Evaluation (% of responses)VariablesOverall
(n = 500)
GZ
(n = 190)
SGZ
(n = 200)
SZ
(n = 110)
Diff
Impact on pigeonpea yieldNone12.818.4b28.5a2.7c***
Low51.352.6a42.5b1.8c***
Average32.129a29a9.1b***
High2.681.8***
Very high1.34.6***
Control of pests and diseasesAbsence of control 36.3***
Use of cotton pesticides 63.7***
  1. GZ Guinean zone, SGZ Sudano-Guinean zone, SZ Sudanian zone, n number of respondents; Diff: difference; for the same variable, means or percentages that have no common letters are statistically different (p < 0.05), ns non-significant difference at the 5% level
  2. ***p < 0.001