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Urochloa panicoides

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, weed
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.25401545Soil textureheavy, medium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)70010006001500Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1750Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH77.56.58Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensitycloudy skieslight shadevery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle90150
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