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Table 1 Average and standard deviation of the amounts of maize and beans consumed, produced and productivity (kg/ha) achieved by people of Santa María Ixcatlán, Oaxaca for the periods of the years 1999-2000 and 2011-2012

From: Ixcatec ethnoecology: plant management and biocultural heritage in Oaxaca, Mexico

  Maize   Bean  
  1999–2000 2011–2012 1999–2000 2011–2012
Consumption per year (kg) 766.38 ± 94.34 701.7 ± 73.6 155.6 ± 19.4 112.2 ± 23
Production by household (kg) 285.5 ± 79.9 129.7 ± 62.6 76.2 ± 26.9 48 ± 18.6
Productivity (kg/ha) 289 ± 70.5 82.1 ± 46.7 43.9 ± 10 28.6 ± 9.4
Community deficit (T) 82.7 100 13.7 11.2
  1. Data according to surveys realized to 21 households in 2000 and 20 households in 2012. Values are means and standard errors