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Table 4 Indicators considered for evaluating the management complexity index

From: TEK, local perceptions of risk, and diversity of management practices of Agave inaequidens in Michoacán, Mexico

Factor Criterion Value
Extraction rate 0 1
  1–460 individuals 2
  460–920 3
  920–1380 4
  1380–1840 5
  1840–2300 individuals 6
Productivity 0 1
  1–49 2
  50–99 3
  100–299 4
  300–599 5
  >600 6
Extraction and management tools One tool 1
  Two to three tools 2
  Four to five tools 3
  Six to seven tools 4
Practices weight sum/# practices Recollection only to  
  different combinations of practices From 1 to 9.75
Hand labour Persons involved From 2 to 19
Inputs (agrochemicals) None 1
  One 1.25
  Two 1.50
  Three 1.75