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Irvingia gabonensis

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

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)deep (>>150 cm)
Temperat. requir.25322038Soil textureheavy, medium, light, wide, organicheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)1500300012003300Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude--1515Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 200500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH574.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear 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 additivestarchseeds
materialtimber woodbark
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
medicinaldigestive system applicationsfruits
medicinalendocrine system applicationsfruits
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsfruits