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Santalum album

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, fruits & nuts, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.22301038Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)80014004503000Soil fertilityhighlow
Latitude--2020Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH6759Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle150365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialessential oilsbark
materialessential oilsroots
materialtimber woodbark
materialdye/tanninstems
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
fuelsfuelwoodbark
medicinalbark
medicinalroots
environmentalwindbreakentire plant
environmentalliving fenceentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerleaves
environmentalagroforestryentire plant