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Table 1 Demographic profile of informants (n = 200)

From: Indigenous plant protection practices of Tripura, India

Characteristics Description Number Frequency (%)
Age 21–30 23 11.5
  31–40 31 15.5
  41–50 39 19.5
  51–60 46 23
  Above 60 61 30.5
Education Not educated 49 24.5
  Primary 54 27
  Secondary 68 34
  University 29 1405
Occupation Agriculture 169 84.5
  Non-agriculture (business, job, shop etc.) 31 15.5
Gender Male 119 59.5
  Female 81 40.5
Location Hill 142 71
  Plain 58 29
House type Kuccha 134 67
  Pucca 66 33
  1. Kuccha: A kind of house, where the walls are made up of bamboo, mud, grass, stones, thatch, straw, and unburnt bricks; Pucca: Dwelling place considered to be solid, made up of stone, brick, cement, concrete, etc.