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Ziziphus mauritiana

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologydeciduous, single stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, fruits & nuts, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.2542750Soil texturemedium, lightwide
Rainfall (annual)30015001304000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--4045Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH5.57.558.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), desert or arid (Bw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiodneutral day (12-14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-15Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.droughtAbiotic suscept.humidity
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 & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beveragemineralsseeds
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialtimber woodbark
materialdye/tanninstems
materialdye/tanninfruits
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalliving fenceentire plant
medicinalskin applicationsroots
medicinalskin applicationsleaves
medicinalrespiratory applicationsstems
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
medicinaldigestive system applicationsroots
poisonfishentire plant
non-vertebrate foodmineralsleaves
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark
environmentalagroforestryentire plant