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Table 5 Observed major agricultural practices that favour mosquito breeding on the farms

From: Malaria knowledge and agricultural practices that promote mosquito breeding in two rural farming communities in Oyo State, Nigeria

Observations Fasola community (N = 20) Soku community (N = 20) Total (%)
(N = 40)
Frequency (%) Frequency (%) Frequency (%)
Dumped cassava peelings in the farm environment 10 (50.0) 10 (50.0) 20 (50.0)
Peeled cassava tubers soaked in plastic containers 11 (55.0) 9 (45.0) 20 (50.0)
Presence of dug trenches 7 (35.0) 7 (35.0) 14 (35.0)
Practice of irrigation 5 (25.0) 5 (25.0) 10 (25.0)
Presence of fish pond used for fish farming 3 (15.0) 3 (15.0) 6 (15.0)
  1. ** Only observed practices which promote mosquito breeding are displayed