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Word: casɗe

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  • apple-ring acacia, ana tree, balanzan tree, winter thorn.

    Acacia albida now reclassified as Faidherbia albida
    Kingdom: Plantae
    (unranked): Angiosperms
    (unranked): Eudicots
    (unranked): Rosids
    Order: Fabales
    Family: Fabaceae
    Genus: Faidherbia
    A.Chev.
    Species: F. albida


    Used for nitrogen fixation, erosion control for crops, for food, drink and medicine. Unlike most other trees, it sheds its leaves in the rainy season; for this reason, it is highly valued in agroforestry as it can grow among field crops without shading them. The leaves from this legume tree are high in
    caski plural casɗe

    nitrogen, and can double yields in maize crops when added to the soil.

    The seed pods are important for raising livestock, are used as camel fodder in Nigeria,[6] and are relished by elephant, antelope, buffalo, baboons and various browsers and grazers, though strangely ignored by warthog and zebra.
    Details:
    • Where is it used? Country?City? NG
    • Dialect Adamawa
    • Type Noun
    • Source Roger B, Mallam D. FULFULDE NAMES FOR PLANTS AND TREES IN NIGERIA, CAMEROUN, CHAD AND NIGER
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