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Berchemia discolor

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologysingle stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, fruits & nuts, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.14301038Soil textureheavy, medium, light, wideheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)40010002001400Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--3035Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 3001900Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH574.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.droughtAbiotic suscept.wind
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle365365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragesugarfruits
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
animal food (feed)sugarfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialtimber woodbark
materialgums/resinsbark
materialdye/tanninbark
materialhoneyflowers
medicinalroots
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalwindbreakentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant