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Adansonia digitata

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.26361442Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)60015002504200Soil fertilitylowlow
Latitude--2525Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH56.54.37.5Soil 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 cycle210270
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragelipidsseeds
food additivecondiment/seasoningfruits
materialfibresstems
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant