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Faidherbia albida

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

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)deep (>>150 cm)
Temperat. requir.18301213Soil texturelightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)40010002501200Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude10-3035Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2700Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5757.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
perennial cropsinter-culturecoffee
permanent rainfedinter-croppingmaize

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)proteinfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsfruits
animal food (feed)mineralsfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
materialtimber woodbark
fuelsfuelwoodbark
medicinalrespiratory applicationsstems
medicinalrespiratory applicationsroots
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
medicinaldigestive system applicationsroots
medicinaldental applicationsstems
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
environmentalsoil improversentire plant
environmentalliving fenceentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant