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Musanga cecropioides

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategoryforest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.28362040Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)3000400020005000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--68Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -200Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH4.55.546.5Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle300365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialtimber woodbark