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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Seedlings were fertilized at the time of planting with 50 g of 15 N P K. In Thailand the recommended potting medium is a mixture of coconut husk and topsoil at a 3: The trees were planted at a spacing of 2.

The poor growth could be due to shallow soil on steep slopes which in turn contribute to a restricted volume for root growth and subsequently the lower availability of water and nutrients. Ong Tai Hock, Mr.

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.

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Fertilizer g per tree with 15 N P K was applied in April Azadirachta excelsa Scientific classification Kingdom: It is generally easy to work, with good boring and planing properties, and takes a good finish.

Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Effects of water stress on growth and some physiological characteristics of Azadirachta excelsa Jack Jacobs seedlings. Prefers alluvial, medium textured, free draining, acidic soils. The authors thank Mr.


Azadirachta excelsa

Phoon Ah Kow, the owner of the plantation for access. This information is essential for tree management and fertilizer prescriptions for A.

Year ISBN Description An excellent series of leaflets, this one gives information on the wood of several species of light hardwoods. Regression equations relating soil properties and excelsaa nutrient concentrations to growth parameters were obtained Table 5. Azadirachta excelsa Jack Jacobs [1].

Lim Meng Tsai Email address: Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak. An examination of the degtjareft method for determining soil organic matter and a proposed modification of the chromic acid titration method. Particle-size analysis was determined using the pipette method.

In the mid ‘s the Malaysian government began promoting several tree species for forest plantations, one of which is Azadirachta excelsa. The sample were oven-dried 70 o C for 48 h, ground and digested with sulphuric ezcelsa and hydrogen peroxide wet digestion method. Azadirachta excelsa Meliaceae is indigenous to the country and has a number of uses including for azadieachta and home construction due to its high quality timber and wood colour Anon Azadirachta excelsa should not be planted on steep slope with shallow soils as growth will be restricted.

The oil contains caprylic acid 0. Effects of fertilizers and vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizas on the growth and photosynthesis of Azadirachta excelsa Jack Jacobs seedlings.

The timber has been used for construction work joinery, interior finishing and flooring and for furniture, fancy articles, carving, turnery etc. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

No large scale plantation trials have been attempted in Peninsular Malaysia, but there are a number of small experimental trials. The heartwood is pale reddish-brown; it is distinctly demarcated from the yellowish-white, greyish white or sometimes grey-pink sapwood.


The plantation in Terengganu is located about 10 km south of Sungai Tong town 5 o 21’N and o 53’E. The soil in Sungai Karas is a sandy clay loam and low in pH Table 3. The growth of young A. However, there is relatively little information on A.

Slope, in association with soil depth had the greatest influence on the stand growth. Five soil samples were collected at random from the upper 10 cm soil layer from each plot. Chile and New Zealand have already turned to forest plantations for timber production.

Some effects of site on the growth of Azadirachta excelsa (Jack) Jacobs in Peninsular Malaysia

This page was last edited on 26 Marchat Information on growth under different management regime and establishment methods and different sites are needed for A. The trees in the Fxcelsa Karas stand were significantly bigger and taller that those in the Sungai Tong stand.

Pemerhatian awal pertumbuhan sentang Azadirachta excelsa berumur 3 tahun di Hutan Simpan Relai, Kelantan. The relationship between site characteristics and Pinus radiata growth on the Tsitsikama plateau, South Africa.

It can be downloaded as a PDF document from the Internet. Future wood-based industry and wood supply scenario.