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Casuarina cunninghamiana

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, deciduous, single stem, C3 photosynthesis
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, ornamentals/turf, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale, harvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.2036842Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)60015004505000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude14123638Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2200Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.54.57.5Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-10Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle150270
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
fuelsfuelwoodbark
materialdye/tanninleaves
materialtimber woodbark
environmentalwindbreakentire plant
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant