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Acacia catechu

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale, harvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.2535748Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)70021005003800Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude25253030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH564.57Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-1Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle180270
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
non-vertebrate foodvitaminsleaves
non-vertebrate foodmineralsleaves
materialtimber woodbark
materialdye/tanninbark
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark
medicinalstems
medicinalseeds
medicinalexudates