Table 2. Mean Land use Importance Values (LIVs) by informant gender and age-class elicited in Buljalpuxeevq in 2008.

LAND USE CATEGORIES LIV Mean Total LIV Mean Male LIV Mean Female LIV Mean Ages < 35 Years LIV Mean Ages 35 - 49 Years LIV Mean Ages > 50
1. Old tea field / tea agro-forest 11.91% 12.05% 11.68% 12.67% 12.51% 10.81%
2. Wet rice paddy 11.47% 11.52% 11.38% 11.31% 11.14% 11.85%
3. Forest (national & community forest) 11.13% 11.31% 10.84% 10.47% 11.49% 11.31%
4. New tea field / new tea agro-forest 9.56% 9.92% 8.96% 9.97% 10.42% 8.68%
5. Home vegetable garden 7.84% 7.92% 7.71% 8.77% 8.26% 6.72%
6. Cardamom (Amomum tsako) land 7.51% 7.51% 7.50% 6.90% 7.98% 7.81%
7. Corn field / mixed crop land 6.54% 6.37% 6.83% 6.54% 6.48% 6.68%
8. Rattan stand 6.53% 6.98% 5.76% 6.22% 6.45% 6.64%
9. Bamboo stand 6.17% 5.80% 6.79% 6.28% 5.06% 6.67%
10. Seasonal forest vegetable garden 5.62% 5.71% 5.46% 4.85% 5.73% 6.40%
11. Banana stand 4.64% 3.67% 6.31% 4.74% 4.06% 5.34%
12. New fallow / barren or bracken land 4.05% 4.06% 4.03% 4.36% 3.81% 3.93%
13. Grazing pasture 3.77% 3.63% 3.99% 5.16% 2.77% 3.28%
14. Tobacco land 3.26% 3.56% 2.75% 1.76% 3.85% 3.87%