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Prosopis africana

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.22351840Soil textureheavy, medium, light, wideheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)300500200700Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude552030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5757.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs)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 additivecondiment/seasoningseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsfruits
animal food (feed)mineralsfruits
animal food (feed)proteinfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialtimber woodbark
materialdye/tanninstems
materialdye/tanninroots
poisonfishfruits
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark
medicinalsensory applicationsleaves
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsleaves
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsstems
medicinalskin applicationsstems
medicinaldental applicationsstems
medicinalsensory applicationsstems
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsroots
medicinaldigestive system applicationsroots
medicinaldental applicationsroots
medicinalrespiratory applicationsroots
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots
environmentalmanure/fertilizerleaves
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant