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Table 5 Farmers’ usage of vetiver grass.

From: Farmers’ awareness of the potential of vetiver grass for soil erosion control on Ogbomoso Agricultural Zone farmlands, south-western Nigeria

Uses of vetiver Level of usage of vetiver grass
Highly used Fairly used Not used Weighted mean Rank
Demarcation of farmlands 0 (0.00) 225 (56.25) 175 (43.75) 208.33 6
Roofing materials 56 (14.00) 140 (35.00) 204 (51.00) 217.33 3
Pest control 193 (49.50) 95 (23.75) 107 (26.75) 292.0 1
Erosion control 63 (15.75) 114 (28.50) 223 (55.75) 213.33 5
Animal feeds 92 (23.00) 118 (29.50) 190 (47.50) 234.0 2
Herbal skin care 87 (21.75) 68 (17.00) 245 (61.25) 214 4
  1. Figures in parenthesis are percentage
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