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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A leguminous shrub (Sesbania aculeata) which furnishes a fiber used for making ropes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plant, Sesbania Ægyptiaca, native throughout the tropics of the Old World. It is an elegant but softwooded and short-lived shrub, from 6 to 10 feet high. Also called jyntee.

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  • Sesban is a fast-growing, short-lived tree that regenerates rapidly after pruning.

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  • Sesban occurs naturally in semiarid to subhumid areas with

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  • Sesban has been grown with the fodder grass Brachiaria mutica in India, and to provide shade to young coffee plants in Kenya.

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  • Sesban has been observed occasionally to die back under cutting management fungal infection may be the cause.

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  • Sesban is found throughout the tropical and subtropical pans of Africa, Asia, and Australia It is not widely distributed in the Americas.

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  • Sesban is mostly used as fodder and for soil improvement, its wood is used only to a lesser extent (Evans and Macklin 1990).

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  • Sesban is not a tree for timber or reforestation in the ordinary sense of forestry or silviculture.

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  • Sesban is generally propagated from seed, although it has been rooted from cuttings, and research has revealed that it can be established by tissue culture.

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  • Sesban is mostly used as fodder and for soil improvement. its wood is used only to a lesser extent (Evans and Macklin 1990).

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  • Sesban is found throughout the tropical and subtropical parts of Africa, Asia, and Australia It is not widely distributed in the Americas.

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