Login

Data sheet

View crop Data sheet EcoPort

Vitellaria paradoxa

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategorymaterials
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.24381843Soil textureheavy, medium, light, wide, organicheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)50010003001800Soil fertilitylowlow
Latitude10-2025Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH675.58Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.fireAbiotic suscept.flooding
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome garden, small scale (manual)Crop cycle1802,400
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
materialcosmetics & perfumeryseeds
materialhoneyflowers
materialtimber woodbark
materiallatex/rubberstems
materialdye/tanninbark
food & beveragelipidsseeds
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
animal food (feed)lipidsseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsfruits
animal food (feed)mineralsfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark
poisoninsectsseeds
medicinalskin applicationsseeds
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsseeds
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves
medicinalsensory applicationsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsroots
medicinalskin applicationsroots
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerseeds
environmentalpollution controlseeds
environmentalagroforestryentire plant