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Acacia millifera

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologysingle stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.22321240Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)450600380750Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude10102020Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH786.58.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.erosionAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle150240
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialfibresstems
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark
environmentalliving fenceentire plant