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Sporobolus airoides

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1725331Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)70011005001300Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude25255050Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)high (>10 dS/m))
Soil PH77.56.58.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-30Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle120180
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant