APPENDIX. Sensitivity matrices for Sabal yapa and Sabal mexicana in two traditional homegardens. High values are shown in boldface. Palm size categories: seedlings (SD); saplings which have no above-ground stems and bifid leaves (SA1), incompletely-divided leaves (SA2), completely-divided leaves (SA3); juveniles with stems of 1-50 cm (J1), 51-100 cm (J2), 101-200 cm (J3) and 201-300 cm (J4); and adults, reproductive individuals with stems of 301-400 cm (A1), 401-650 cm (A2), and 651 cm or more (A3).


Homegarden-1 Sabal yapa Sensitivity matrices
λ=1.007 SD SA1 SA2 SA3 J1 J2 J3 J4 A1 A2 A3
SD 0.045 0.023 0.000 0.000 0.000
SA1 0.144 0.074 0.041
SA2 0.206 0.106 0.058 0.075
SA3 0.209 0.114 0.146
J1 0.314 0.151
J2 0.164 0.084
J3 0.214 0.165
J4 0.180 0.065
A1 0.137 0.039
A2 0.077 0.056
A3 0.442 0.116


Homegarden-2 Sabal yapa Sensitivity matrices
λ=1.092 SD SA1 SA2 SA3 J1 J2 J3 J4 A1 A2 A3
SD 0.054 0.020 0.001 0.001 0.000
SA1 0.116 0.044
SA2 0.258 0.097 0.048 0.083
SA3 0.160 0.080 0.136
J1 0.442 0.114
J2 0.183 0.122
J3 0.204 0.133
J4 0.234 0.079
A1 0.154 0.147
A2 0.140 0.121
A3 0.019 0.003


Homegarden-1 S. mexicana Sensitivity matrices
λ=1.048 SD SA1 SA2 SA3 J1 J2 J3 J4 A1 A2 A3
SD 0.045 0.001 0.000 0.000
SA1 0.505 0.040
SA2 0.057 0.042 0.071
SA3 0.053 0.089
J1 0.125 0.160
J2 0.386 0.119
J3 0.231 0.116
J4 0.173 0.063
A1 0.077 0.113
A2 0.158 0.097
A3 0.127 0.116


Homegarden-2 S. mexicana Sensitivity matrices
λ=0.983 SD SA1 SA2 SA3 J1 J2 J3 J4 A1 A2 A3
SD 0.012 0.000 0.002 0.002
SA1 0.125 0.012 0.008
SA2 0.033 0.023
SA3 0.037 0.025 0.067
J1 0.061 0.047
J2 0.051 0.063
J3 0.072 0.062
J4 0.125 0.029
A1 0.068 0.036
A2 0.051 0.579
A3 0.095 0.070