Table 4. Percentages of farmers that sought information from various sources. The most highly mentioned types of information are listed.


Group membership Source of
information
Percentage of farmers that sought information Type of information sought
N1† N2 N3 N4
Core Formal 60 86 100 90 Pest control, disease control, planting density
Informal 100 100 100 100 Species selection, farm establishment, planting patterns, shade management, organic matter management
On-farm
experimentation
100 80 100 90 Species selection, planting density, organic matter management
Periphery Formal 28 41 21 39 Pest control, disease control, planting density

†Community network (N) 1–4.