Table 2. Definition and descriptive statistics of the variables used (n = 55).


Definition Mean SD Min. Max.
Dependent variables
Local landrace conservation Number of species continuously cultivated by the gardener for more that 30 years (sexual reproduction) or 60 years (vegetative or perennial reproduction) 2.6 2.4 0 8
Local landrace knowledge Score in the local landrace knowledge test 8.0 4.5 0 18
Explanatory variables
Indegree Number of nominations in the seeds exchange network 2.5 1.9 0 7
Egobetweenness Grade of intermediation among people with which each person is directly connected 3.8 5.5 0 26.5