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Agroforestry species for the Philippines

Literature: Manuals, Guides, Reports

Hensleigh, T.E. & Holaway, B.K. (eds) 1988, Agroforestry species for the Philippines, US Peace Corps, Washington, DC.

Affiliations

US Peace Corps

Species Info

  • Acacia auriculiformis (exotic)
  • Acacia mangium (exotic)
  • Albizia lebbek (exotic)
  • Albizia lebbekoides
  • Albizia procera
  • Alnus spp. (exotic)
  • Anacardium occidentale (exotic, naturalized)
  • Annona muricata (exoitic)
  • Anthocephalus chinensis
  • Artocarpus heterophyllus
  • Averrhoa bilimbi
  • Azadiracta indica (exotic)
  • Bambusa blumeana
  • Banbusa vulgaris
  • Bixa orellana
  • Broussonetia luzonica
  • Cajanus cajan
  • Calliandra calothyrsus
  • Carica papaya
  • Cassia siamea
  • Cassia spectabilis
  • Casuarina equisetifolia
  • Chrysophyllum cainito
  • Citrus grandis
  • Citrus madurensis
  • Cocos nucifera
  • Coffea spp.
  • Corypha ulan
  • Dendrocalamus merrillianus
  • Desmodium gyroides
  • Erythrina spp.
  • Eucalyptus camaldulensis
  • Flemengia macrophylla
  • Gigantochloa levis
  • Gliricidia sepium
  • Gmelina arborea
  • Instia bijuga
  • Leucaena diversifolia
  • Leucaena leucocephala
  • Livistona rotundifolia
  • Malpighia glabra
  • Mangifera indica
  • Manilkara zapota
  • Melia azedarach
  • Melia dubia
  • Moringa oleifera
  • Muntingia calabura
  • Musa spp.
  • Paraserianthes falcaaria
  • Persea americana
  • Piliostigma malabaricum
  • Pinus caribaea
  • Pinus kesiya
  • Samanea saman
  • Sandoricum koetjape
  • Schizostachyum lumampao
  • Sesbania grandiflora
  • Sesbania sesban
  • Spondias purpurea
  • Swietenia macrophylla
  • Syzygium cumini
  • Tamarindus indica
  • Tectona grandis
  • Terminalia catappa
  • Theobroma cacao
  • Trema orientalis
  • Vitex parviflora

Description

  • This book provides summaries for over 70 species chosen for their value for timber, fuelwood, fruit, food, fodder and other agroforestry uses.
  • All the species are native to the Philippines except for five exotic trees which the authors describe had been recently introduced for their promising characteristics.

Geographical Region

  • Insular Southeast Asia
  • Ecosystems

  • Tropical Wet Forest
  • Country

  • Philippines
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