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Trifolium michelianum

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryforage/pasture
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20251030Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)400700350750Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude32304345Soil Al. toxlow (6-15% of CEC)medium (16-25% of CEC
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH6.57.54.58Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-6Killing temp. early growth-6
Abiotic toler.flooding, grazing/browsingAbiotic suscept.drought
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle100180
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingMedicago sativa, Lolium multiflorum, Lolium rigidumlowlow

(at most )

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