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Gliricidia sepium

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, deciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.15301244Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)120023006003500Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude661919Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1600Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.24.58Soil drainagewell (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-2Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.fireAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle180240
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
perennial crops

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerleaves
environmentalliving fenceentire plant
environmentalfirebreaksentire plant
environmentalsoil improversentire plant
environmentalwindbreakentire plant
environmentalrevegetationentire plant
environmentalsupportentire plant
materialtimber woodbark
materialhoneyflowers
medicinalleaves
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
fuelsfuelwoodbark
poisonmammalsseeds
poisonmammalsleaves
poisonmammalsroots
poisonmammalsstems