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Table 16 Traditional management practices and threats of underutilized edible plants in the Chilga District, northwestern Ethiopia

From: Underutilized wild edible plants in the Chilga District, northwestern Ethiopia: focus on wild woody plants

Csl LLA (48) MLA (48)
Management practices Informants % Informants %
Planting around home garden 9 18.8 18 37.5
Pruning 8 16.7 9 18.8
Pollarding 10 20.8 14 29.2
Fencing 10 20.8 11 22.9
Protected by culture 12 25 11 22.9
Threats     
Agricultural expansion 32 66.7 21 43.8
Construction 26 54.2 37 77.1
Fuel wood collection and charcoal making 32 66.7 40 83.3
Overgrazing 23 47.9 19 39.6
Fire 11 22.9 0 0