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Trigonella foenum-graecum

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategorymedicinals & aromatic
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.1327532Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)6008003801550Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude30-50-Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH77.55.38.2Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-15Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle60120
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food additivecondiment/seasoningseeds
materialessential oilsseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseedlings
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
fuelsnon-wood fuelentire plant
materialcosmetics & perfumeryleaves
medicinalmetabolic system applicationsseeds
medicinalrespiratory applicationsseeds
medicinaldigestive system applicationsseeds
medicinalendocrine system applicationsseeds
medicinalskin applicationsseeds
environmentalsoil improversroots
environmentalagroforestryentire plant