NFT-Nitrogen fixing Trees_List

NFT-Nitrogen fixing Trees_List


Acacias
for the Hot Dry Subtropics

Acacia
angustissima
a promising species for agroforestry?

Acacia
aneura
a desert fodder tree

Acacia auriculiformis – a multipurpose tropical wattle

Acacia
holosericea
– a successful newcomer for the dry tropics

Acacia
koa
– Hawaii’s most valued native tree

Acacia
leucophloea
– shade and fodder for livestock in arid environments

Acacia mangiuman important
multipurpose tree for the tropic lowlands
Acacia
mearnsii
– multipurpose highland legume tree

Acacia
nilotica
– pioneer for dry lands

Acacia
saligna
– for dryland fodder and soil stabilization

Acacia
senegal
– gum tree with promise for agroforestry

Acacia
seyal
– multipurpose tree of the Sahara desert

Acacia
tortilis
– fodder tree for desert sands

Actinorhizal  
– trees useful in cool to cold regions
Adenanthera
pavonina
– an underutilized tree of the humid tropics

Albizia
lebbeck
– a promising fodder tree for semi-arid regions

Albizia
odoratissima
– Tea Shade Tree

Albizia
procera
– white siris for reforestation and agroforestry

Albizia
saman
– pasture improvement, shade, timber and more

Alnus
acuminata
– valuable timber tree for tropical highlands

Alnus
nepalensis
– a multipurpose tree for the tropical highlands

Andira
inermis
– more than a beautiful ornamental tree

Azadirachta
indica
– neem, a versatile tree for the tropics and subtropics

Cajanus
cajan
it’s more than just a pulse crop

Calliandra
calothyrsus
– an Indonesian discovery for humid tropical regions

Casuarina
species
– difficult sites are home to casuarina

Casuarina
cunninghamiana
– the river she-oak

Casuarina
equisetifolia
– an old-timer with a new future

Casuarina
glauca
– a hardy tree with many attributes

Casuarina
junghuhniana
– a highly adaptable tropical casuarina

Chamaecytisus
palmensis
– hardy, productive fodder shrub

Dalbergia
latifolia
– the high-valued Indian rosewood

Dalbergia
melanoxylon
– valuable wood from a neglected tree

Dalbergia
sissoo
– the versatile rosewood

Elaeagnus
– a widely distributed temperate nitrogen fixer
Enterolobium
cyclocarpum
– the ear pod

Erythrina
edulis
– multipurpose tree for the tropical highlands

Erythrina
poeppigiana
– shade tree gains new perspectives

Erythrina
sandwicensis
– Unique Hawaiian NFT

Erythrina
variegata
– more than a pretty tree

Faidherbia
albida
– inverted phenology supports dryzone agroforestry

Flemingia
macrophyla
– a valuable species in soil conservation

Gleditsia
triacanthos
– honeylocust, widely adapted temperate zone fodder tree

Gliricidia sepium – the quintessential agroforestry species

Gmelina arboreaa
popular plantation species in the tropics
Grevillea
robusta
a versatile and popular tree for farm forestry

Growing
Gliricidia

Guazuma
ulmifolia
– widely adapted tree for fodder and more

Hippophaë
rhamnoides
– an NFT valued for centuries

Honey
Mesquite
– a multipurpose tree for arid lands

Hymenaea
courbaril
– the flour tree

Inga
edulis
– a tree for acid soils in the humid tropics

Juliflorae
acacias
– new food source for the Sahel

Improving
Markets for Farm Forestry Products

Leucaena
species
– an important multipurpose tree

Leucaena
diversifolia
– fast growing highland NFT species

Growing
Leucaena

Leucaena
leucocephala
a versatile nitrogen fixing tree

Leucaena
psyllids
– a review of the problem and its solutions

Mimosa
scabrella
– the tree that fueled the railroads of Brazil

Moringa
oleifera
a perfect tree for home gardens

Myroxylon
– balsam and much more
NFT
Gums
– ancient and modern commerical products

Olneya
tesota
– a potential food crop for hot arid zones

Ougeinia
dalbergioides
– a multipurpose tree for sub-tropical and tropical

mountain regions
Paraserianthes
falcataria
– Southeast Asia’s growth champion

Pentaclethra
macrophylla
– a multipurpose tree from Africa with potential for

agroforestry in the tropics
Pithecellobium
dulce
– sweet and thorny

Pongamia
pinnata
– a nitrogen fixing tree for oilseed

Prosopis
alba
and Prosopis chilensis
– subtropical semiarid fuel and fodder

trees
Prosopis
cineraria
– a multipurpose tree for arid areas

Prosopis
pallida
– pioneer species for dry, saline shores

Prosopis
tamarugo
– uniquely adapted to the Atacama Desert of Northern

Chile
Pterocarpus erinaceus
– an

important legume tree in African savannas
Pterocarpus
indicus
– the majestic N-fixing tree

Robinia
pseudoacacia
– temperate legume tree with worldwide potential

Senna
siamea
– a widely used legume tree

Sesbania
grandiflora
NFT for beauty, food, fodder and soil improvement

Sesbania
sesban
– widely distributed multipurpose NFT

Ziziphus
mauritiana
– a valuable tree for arid and semi-arid lands

Why
Nitrogen Fixing Trees?

Use of
neem as a Biological Pest Control agen
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