Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam.): a versatile tree crop with horticultural potential in the subtropical United States.

Abstract

The importance, origin and botany, geographical distribution, cultivation, uses (food, agronomic and horticultural, medicinal and industrial) and research on potential uses of M. oleifera are described. M. oleifera is considered to have commercial potential in the USA and can be cultivated in subtropical regions of the country.