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Manilkara zapota

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20341142Soil texturemediumwide
Rainfall (annual)100015004002000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2834Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH675.58.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensitycloudy skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiodneutral day (12-14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-1Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemsmall scale (manual)Crop cycle180365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
perennial crops

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beverageproteinfruits
materiallatex/rubberexudates
materialtimber woodbark
materialdye/tanninstems
medicinalimmune system applicationsseeds
medicinalimmune system applicationsstems
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
environmentalagroforestryentire plant