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Enterolobium cyclocarpum

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.23281836Soil texturemediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)75025006003000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2025Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1200Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH4.5848.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightclear skiesvery bright

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

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle180365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beverageproteinfruits
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
animal food (feed)proteinfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsfruits
animal food (feed)mineralsfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialtimber woodbark
materialfibresbark
materialdye/tanninfruits
materialdye/tanninstems
medicinalrespiratory applicationsstems
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots