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Acacia shirleyi

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesharvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.18361043Soil texturelightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)500650400750Soil fertilitylowlow
Latitude14142828Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 50350Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH4.56.547Soil drainagewell (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
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.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle140300
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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