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5.11 Trees in Spate Irrigated Areas in Ethiopia
No Tree SpeicesHighlandMidlan d LowlandSiteCharacteristics 1Acacia abyssinicaxxFedisShade 2Acacia albida (Faidherbia albida) xFedisThe agroforestry tree of West Africa. Genuinely multipurpose. Pods for fodder. Needs water-table. Slow at first 3Azadirachta indica xxDDNeem tree: Grown mainly for shade but is also good fooder/fuel. Fast growing 4Balanites aegyptiaca (Bedena/Lalo xDD/Fedi s “ Desert date ” widespread and- ecologically: “ flexible ”. Fooder/edible fruit. Direct seeding possible. Slow growing 5Cajanus cajanxFedis 6Cordia africanaxFedis 7Croton macrostrachyus xxxFedisShade 8Dodonaea angustifolia (Dedeho?) xFedis
9Erythrina bruceixxFedis/D D 10Eucalyptus camaldulensis xxFedisBest eucalyptus for dry areas. Coppices well. Windbreak/fuelwood. Very quick growing 11Eucalyptus saligna xxFedisBest eucalyptus for dry areas. Coppices well. Windbreak/fuelwood. Very quick growing 12Euphorbia Abyssinica (Big&Small) xxFedisThe midland one (big Euphorbia) is used for house construction, less attacked by termite, used for making doors 13Leucaena Leucocephala xxFedis/D D Soil nitrifying, fodder, fuelwood, green manuring 14KitkitaxxFedishouse construction, fencing 15Melia azedarach/Azadi racta India xxDD 16Olea AfricanaFedis
17Prosopis juliflora xxDD/Fed is Very drought resistant and establishes naturally. May invade potential areas. Coppices well. Good for fuel supply and charcoal. Pods are used for fooder. Quick growth. Recently invading the lowlands, came with foodaid. Liked by some farmers as it protective against wild animals and entrance of camels to compounds, fuelwood, charcoal, conservation, gully and rehabilitation of degraded lands. 18Schinus mollexxxFedisOrnamental, flies control 19Ulaga/GamexxFedisUsed in the making of plowing tools such as yolk, ard, plow beam, etc 20Ziziphus spina- christi xDD/Fed is “ Jujube ”. Produces edible fruit. Can be grafted. Small tree. Branches for fencing. Slow growth.