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Cassia auriculata

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologyevergreen, single stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, vegetables, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.2230838Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)120016004004300Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--2525Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 150600Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH6758Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle210365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsstems
food & beveragevitaminsstems
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsstems
animal food (feed)vitaminsstems
non-vertebrate foodmineralsleaves
non-vertebrate foodvitaminsleaves
materialfibresstems
materialdye/tanninstems
medicinalroots
medicinalstems
medicinalflowers
medicinalseeds
medicinalfruits
environmentalrevegetationentire plant
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerleaves
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant