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Vigna luteola

Description
Life formherb, vinePhysiologymulti stem
Habitclimber/scrambler/scadentCategoryforage/pasture
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20301335Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)120025008004000Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude--2540Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2150Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH57.548.5Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-1Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.drought, grazing/browsing
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle90180
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingSetaria sphacelata, Setaria splendida, Paspalum plicatulum, Panicum maximum, Brachiaria decumbens, Chloris gayana, Aeschynomene americanalowlow

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerentire plant
environmentalcover cropentire plant