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Uapaca kirkiana

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, semi evergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, fruits & nuts, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.18241232Soil texturelightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)70015005002000Soil fertilitylowlow
Latitude--2535Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH4.5646.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw)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.fire
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle180330
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark
materialtimber woodbark
materialhoneyflowers
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsfruits
animal food (feed)mineralsfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
poisoninsectsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsroots
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalliving fenceentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
environmentalsoil improversroots
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant