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Table 5 Farmers perceptions on the mode of EXW transmission and their actions on the infected plant

From: Farmers’ knowledge and perception of enset Xanthomonas wilt in southern Ethiopia

Perception Hadiya (%) Kembata-Tembaro (%) Wolaita (%) Total (%) Chi-square test Chi-square P value
Infected enset plant can be cured
Yes 16.2 5 17.5 12.9 6.74 0.34
No 85.8 95 82.5 87.1
Use diseased enset for livestock feed
Yes 55.8 14.3 50 36.2 27.57 1.03E−06
No 44.2 85.7 50 63.8
Infected enset plant can infect others
Yes 65 9 7 28 48.31 3.2304E−11
No 35 91 93 72