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Melia azedarach var. australasica

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental, weed
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.18321037Soil textureheavy, medium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)60010003501200Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude11113535Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -900Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH564.56.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-5Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle140300
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
materialtimber woodbark
materialhoneyflowers
poisonmammalsfruits
poisonfishstems
poisonleaves
poisonroots
medicinalstems
medicinalleaves
medicinalroots
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
fuelsfuelwoodbark