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Table 5 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 1 practice 2 practices 3 practices F test1
(obs. 1058) (obs. 237) (obs. 320) (obs. 277) (obs. 224)
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
De-budding (1 yes) 0.50 (0.50) 0.00 (0.00) 0.57 (0.50) 0.43 (0.50) 1.00 (0.00) 284.16***
Disinfecting tools (1 yes) 0.38 (0.49) 0.00 (0.00) 0.01 (0.11) 0.63 (0.48) 1.00 (0.00) 924.29***
Removal of sick plants (1 yes) 0.58 (0.49) 0.00 (0.00) 0.42 (0.49) 0.94 (0.23) 1.00 (0.00) 621.72***
  1. 1One-way ANOVA. Level of significance: *10%; **5%; ***1%. Values in parentheses are standard deviations (SD)