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Derris indica

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, deciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, ornamentals/turf, forest/wood, weed
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.2232350Soil texturelightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)5008003002500Soil fertilitylowlow
Latitude10103030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1200Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)high (>10 dS/m))
Soil PH675.57.5Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensitycloudy skieslight shadevery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-1Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.droughtAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle270330
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsseeds
animal food (feed)mineralsseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialfibresstems
materialtimber woodbark
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
fuelsnon-wood fuelseeds
fuelsfuelwoodbark
poisondicot.seeds
poisoninsectsseeds
medicinalseeds
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerleaves
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant