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Diospyros melanoxylon

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologyevergreen, semi evergreen, deciduous, single stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, fruits & nuts, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.2535848Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)80012005001500Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude10103030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -900Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5757.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-5Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.droughtAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle240330
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
animal food (feed)proteinleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialtimber woodbark
medicinalnervous system applicationsseeds
medicinalblood system applicationsfruits
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsflowers
medicinalskin applicationsflowers
medicinalblood system applicationsflowers
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
environmentalliving fenceentire plant