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Bertholletia excelsa

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysemi evergreen, deciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20361240Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)2400280014003500Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--1010Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -200Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.574.58Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiescloudy skiesclear skieslight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemsmall scale (manual)Crop cycle365365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
shifting

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
materialtimber woodbark
materialcosmetics & perfumeryseeds
fuelsnon-wood fuelfruits
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
animal food (feed)proteinseeds
animal food (feed)mineralsseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsseeds