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Table 2 Adoption level of recommended practices to control the spread of the BXW as part of Ugandan banana-growing households’ livelihood strategy

From: Livelihood assets’ influence on Ugandan farmers’ control practices for Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW)

BXW control practices All sample Non-adopters (0 practices) 1 practice 2 practices 3 practices Full-adopters (4 practices) F test1
(obs. 1058) (obs. 235) (obs. 319) (obs. 277) (obs. 225) (obs. 2)
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
De-budding (1 yes) 0.50 (0.50) 0.00 (0.00) 0.55 (0.50) 0.43 (0.50) 0.99 (0.09) 1.00 (0.00) 206.26***
Disinfecting tools (1 yes) 0.38 (0.49) 0.00 (0.00) 0.01 (0.11) 0.62 (0.49) 1.00 (0.00) 1.00 (0.00) 682.41***
Removal of infected plants (1 Yes) 0.58 (0.49) 0.00 (0.00) 0.41 (0.49) 0.94 (0.24) 1.00 (0.07) 1.00 (0.00) 453.99***
Clean planting material (1 yes) 0.01 (0.10) 0.00 (0.00) 0.01 (0.08) 0.01 (0.10) 0.01 (0.11) 1.00 (0.00) 66.20***
  1. 1One-way ANOVA. Level of significance: *10%; **5%; ***1%. Values in parentheses are standard deviations (SD)