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Table 17 Major treating factors of the vegetation in the area

From: Ethnobotanical investigation of medicinal plants in Buska Mountain range, Hamar district, Southwestern Ethiopia

Major treats K1 K2 K3 K4 K5 K6 K7 K8 K9 K10 Total Rank
Abandoned fire 3 4 6 3 5 4 2 2 5 1 35 4th
Free grazing 6 5 4 1 6 3 4 3 6 3 41 3rd
Fuel wood extraction 2 3 2 5 7 5 1 6 1 2 34 5th
Debarking/ringing 7 6 5 7 2 7 6 7 6 7 60 1st
Agricultural expansion 5 7 7 6 1 6 7 4 7 4 54 2nd
Construction 4 1 3 2 4 1 3 5 3 5 31 6th
Charcoal production 1 2 1 4 3 2 5 1 2 6 27 7th