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Title: NEEM: The Tree Of The Millennium

Date Published: June 2000
Author/s: Uganda Neem Movement (UGANEEM)
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Affiliation: National Forestry Resources Research Institute - NaFORRI


Also known as Azadirachta indica and a member of
the mahogany family meliaceae, the neem tree is a
native of India, South East Asia. It is a medium to large
sized fastgrowing tree with an attractive canopy. It
branches heavily and it starts bearing small sweet
scented fruits at 2-'E years, attaining maximum
productivity at 10-12 years when it can yield 30-100kg
of fruit annually. It lives up to 300 years.

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