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Carya illinoensis

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)deep (>>150 cm)
Temperat. requir.1535540Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light, organic
Rainfall (annual)60012004001800Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude25204040Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5757.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-20Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome garden, small scale (manual)Crop cycle140210
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
perennial crops

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragelipidsseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
materialdye/tanninfruits
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelsnon-wood fuelfruits
environmentalsoil improversfruits