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Swietenia macrophylla

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysemi evergreen, deciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategorymaterials, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20301139Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)2000400014006000Soil fertilityhigh
Latitude--1823Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH6.57.568.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightcloudy skiesvery brightheavy shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.windAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle240365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
perennial cropsinter-cultureteak
perennial cropsinter-plantingmaize, beans, bananas, sweet potatoes, cassava

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialtimber woodbark
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
materialdye/tanninstems
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalrevegetationentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant