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Persea americana

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, deciduous, single stem, C3 photosynthesis
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)deep (>>150 cm)
Temperat. requir.14401045Soil texturemediummedium
Rainfall (annual)50020003002500Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude--4242Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH55.84.57Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-4Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.wind, flooding
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beverageproteinfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsfruits
animal food (feed)mineralsfruits
animal food (feed)proteinfruits
materialtimber woodbark
materialcosmetics & perfumeryfruits
medicinalblood system applicationsseeds
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves
medicinalskin applicationsseeds
poisonmammalsfruits
environmentalagroforestryentire plant