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Citrus medica

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologyevergreen, single stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.21271235Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)120014008002000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1300Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH6.575.58Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-2Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.wind, drought
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome garden, small scale (manual)Crop cycle210365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
perennial crops

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food additivecondiment/seasoningfruits
socialother socio-cultural usesfruits
materialcosmetics & perfumeryfruits
materialcosmetics & perfumeryleaves
medicinalnervous system applicationsfruits
medicinaldigestive system applicationsfruits
medicinalrespiratory applicationsfruits
medicinalmetabolic system applicationsfruits
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsfruits
medicinalimmune system applicationsfruits