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Leucaena salvadorensis

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.25302035Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)80020006002400Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude10103535Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 2001000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH675.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle365365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
perennial cropsalley croppingmaize, sorghum, cowpea

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialhoneyflowers
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant