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Jatropha curcas

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologysingle stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategorymaterials, medicinals & aromatic, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)deep (>>150 cm)
Temperat. requir.1128736Soil texturemediummedium, light
Rainfall (annual)50015003002000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--2830Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1600Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.57.558Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiodnot sensitive
Killing temp. during rest-1Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle365365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalliving fenceentire plant
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
environmentalsoil improversseeds
fuelspetroleum substitutes/alcoholfruits
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsfruits