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Inga edulis

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, fruits & nuts, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.23301835Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)120025006404000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--1026Soil Al. toxlow (6-15% of CEC)high (<5% of CEC)
Altitude --- --- -2200Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH56.54.58Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-2Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome garden, small scale (manual)Crop cycle365365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
permanent rainfedalley croppingricelowhigh
permanent rainfedfallow

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragesugarfruits
food & beverageproteinfruits
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food additivecondiment/seasoningfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialtimber woodbark
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsstems
medicinaldigestive system applicationsroots
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalsoil improversentire plant
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerleaves
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots
environmentalmulchleaves