Related feed s Description Albizia amara Roxb. Boivin is a tropical tree from the dry areas of East Africa and India, used as fodder for livestock. Morphology Albizia amara is a small to medium-sized, deciduous, acacia-like tree, 3- m high. It is many-branched and forms a wide, dense and rounded crown. The root system is shallow and spreading Orwa et al. Young shoots, branchlets and leaves are pubescent.

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Saturday, August 13, Krishna Siris - Albizia amara Albizia is a genus of about species of mostly fast-growing trees and tropical shrubs and in the subfamily Mimosoideae of the legume family Fabaceae. Some species are considered weeds. Taxonomy Authority: Boivin Family: Fabaceae - Mimosoideae Albizia amara is a small to medium sized, deciduous tree with smooth, highly branched, dark green, scaly bark.

It looks like acacias, but it lacks thorns. The root system is shallow and spreading. The leaves are pinnately compound, 15 to 24 pairs of small leaflets linear, pairs of ears. Yellow, fragrant flowers in clusters spherical. They develop when the tree is almost leafless. Flowers pedicellate, yellow, fragrant, in the spherical head.

Pods are oblong, about x cm, light brown, puberulous, slender, and flattened seeds sown , x mm. The genus is named after Filippo del Albizzi, a noble Florentine in A. Natural reproduction by seed is good in areas protected from fire and grazing.

It reproduces entirely free of undergrowth, he produced a large number of coppice shoots first, producing as much as 50 to shoots. Artificial, the best method is direct seeding. Seed treatment is immersion in boiling water for 5 minutes followed by soaking for 12 hours. The treated seeds can then be sown and will germinate in days. Spacing generally from 90 to 10 m on along the contour lines, the plants are thinned to m high in the first year and m in the third or fourth year based on growth rate.

The seedlings must be protected against fire and grazing animals. Although natural thinning is universal, the best shooting left a neat punch in any way inferior to that of a strain clarified.

On this account, so yields of firewood is likely to be high at the end of the rotation. Orthodox seeds can be stored up to 2. They are best kept in pots of mud with wood ash or in sealed boxes or burlap bags. None of the pests that are important reported so far, the larva of Achaea Janata defoliation, and seed pods Bruchus uberatus damage and larvae Bruchus Schroders var.

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