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Genipa americana

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, fruits & nuts, materials, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.24311235Soil texturemediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)120017009002000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2525Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -400Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5758Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-3Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle270365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialdye/tanninfruits
materialdye/tanninstems
materialtimber woodbark
materialfibresstems
medicinalstems
medicinalfruits