A multipurpose tree with edible and medicinal uses, as well as a host of other applications such as oil, agroforestry, insecticide and timber. It is harvested from. Preferred Scientific Name; Azadirachta excelsa. Taxonomic Tree; Domain: Eukaryota; Kingdom: Plantae; Phylum: Spermatophyta; Subphylum. The best-known species of the genus Azadirachta (family Meliaceae) is A. indica (Indian neem tree). There are at least two other congeneric species in.

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You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Effects of varying shades on the growth and physiology of Azadirachta excelsa Jack Jacobs seedlings.

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Retrieved 7 February Scenario of Malaysian forestry in the 21st century. Last update on Relationships among growth parameters, soil properties and foliar nutrient concentrations: A promising indigenous plantation species? In Thailand the recommended potting medium is a mixture of coconut husk and topsoil at a 3: This species is closely related to A. Calcium concentration in the foliage was less than 3. This page was last edited on 26 Marchat Thesis, Universiti Pertanian Malaysia, Serdang.

Phoon Ah Kow, the owner of the plantation for access. Root cuttings are possible for industrial scale A. This information is essential for tree management and fertilizer prescriptions for A.


This is the best way to guarantee an adequate supply of clonal material from desirable donor trees. However, Peninsular Malaysia already started to experience timber shortage in early ‘s Ismail and Shaharuddin projected that Peninsular Malaysia would still face wood shortage for a number years to come even when wood from existing plantation including Hevea brasiliensis were considered. Nitrogen and P were determined by the similar colorimetric method used for soil. Lim Meng Tsai Email address: Ten trees from each plot were randomly selected for foliar nutrient analysis.

Foliar sampling was carried out in August Soil sampling, handling, storage and analysis – soil nitrogen. Kamis Awang Email address: The bark is pinkish grey or pinkish brown.

Azadirachta excelsa Meliaceae is indigenous to the country and has a number of uses including for furniture and home construction due to its high quality timber and wood colour Anon Retrieved 8 November Growth is slow initially but subsequently increases significantly.

However, the potential exxcelsa caused by different site management practices on yield and over successive rotations is unknown.

The samples were air-dried and sieved with 2 mm screen before analysis. Init was estimated that more than 5, ha of A. Ong Kian Huat Complete address: Jugah Kadir Email address: On the other hand, foliar concentration of Azasirachta was significantly correlated with all the growth parameters whilst P was positively correlated with height and volume.

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A multipurpose tree with edible and medicinal uses, as well as a host of other applications such as oil, agroforestry, insecticide and timber. In plantations, it is planted at a spacing of 2 – 4 metres x 4 metres.


The experiment was conducted in the state of Terengganu and Azadirzchta, Malaysia Figure 1. The total organic C was determined by using the Walkley and Black method while total N was determined by a Kjeldahl digest Forster Growth, soil properties and foliar nutrient concentrations azadirzchta the two-year old Azadirachta excelsa at the Sungai Karas plantation. Sentang Drawing of the leaves, flowers and fruit Photograph by: It is generally easy to work, with good boring and planing properties, and takes a good finish.

Except for Ca, other foliar nutrient concentrations Table 3 were in the range previously reported by Ong et al. The level and type of fertilizer applied and the methods of reducing nutrient loss are among the factors that need to be taken into consideration when managing site productivity of A.

However, there is relatively little information on A. Correlation and multiple linear regression analyses were used to examine the relationship among soil properties, foliar nutrients and tree growth.

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