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Theobroma bicolor

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologyevergreen, single stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.22281035Soil textureheavy, medium, light, organicheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)1500200011002500Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude--2020Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -900Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH564.58.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skieslight shadevery brightheavy shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle240300
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food additivecondiment/seasoningseeds
environmentalagroforestryentire plant