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Dialium guineense

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, vegetables, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)deep (>>150 cm)
Temperat. requir.21251530Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)90018008002000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--1012Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5757.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensitycloudy skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

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

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
materialtimber woodbark
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark
medicinalleaves
medicinalstems
environmentalmanure/fertilizerleaves