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Leucaena collinsii

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategorypulses (grain legumes), forage/pasture
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale, harvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.22301636Soil textureheavy, medium, light, wideheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)90025007003000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude17152325Soil Al. toxlow (6-15% of CEC)low (6-15% of CEC)
Altitude --- --- 400900Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH6.5858.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-10Killing temp. early growth-2
Abiotic toler.fire, grazing/browsingAbiotic suscept.flooding
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingBrachiaria decumbens, Imperata cylindricalowlow

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beverageproteinfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)proteinleaves
materialtimber woodbark
fuelsfuelwoodbark