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Table 8 Primary problems expressed by farmers (% of farmers) during the tree species evaluation in Simbi and Kageyo

From: Assessing farmers’ interest in agroforestry in two contrasting agro-ecological zones of Rwanda

  Eucalyptus urophyla Grevillea robusta
Simbi (n = 11) Kageyo (n = 12) Simbi (n = 14) Kageyo (n = 23)
No problem 28 50 62 54
Termites 5 8
Competition for Pennisetum sp. 13 5
Water stress 39 50 17 21
Poor adaptation 5
Animal browsing 28 10
Soil compaction 5
  Persea americana Citrus sinensis
Simbi (n = 17) Kageyo (n = 22) Simbi (n = 19) Kageyo (n = 20)
No problem 40 28 79 36
Water stress 35 51 17
Poor adaptation. 10 9 21 24
Animal browsing 15 12 23
  Calliandra calothyrsus Tephrosia vogelii
Simbi (n = 20) Kageyo (n = 20) Simbi (n = 18) Kageyo (n = 6)
No problem 73 50 89 13
Poor adaptation 13 17
Water stress 14 42 54
Diseases 11 16
Animal browsing 4
Competition for Pennisetum sp. 4