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Acacia salicina

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

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.2430636Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)400600300700Soil fertilitylowlow
Latitude20192837Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)high (>10 dS/m))
Soil PH6858.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightcloudy skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-2Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.droughtAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle120240
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
animal food (feed)proteinfruits
animal food (feed)mineralsfruits
materialtimber woodbark
fuelsfuelwoodbark
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalwindbreakentire plant
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots