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Vigna vexillata

Description
Life formherb, vinePhysiologymulti stem
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erect, climber/scrambler/scadentCategorypulses (grain legumes), roots/tubers, forage/pasture, vegetables, cover crop, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20281532Soil texturelightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)130021006504200Soil fertilitylowlow
Latitude----Soil Al. toxlow (6-15% of CEC)medium (16-25% of CEC
Altitude --- --- -1500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.54.58Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightcloudy skies

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

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle180270
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsroots
food & beveragemineralsroots
food & beverageproteinroots
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beverageproteinfruits
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
animal food (feed)proteinentire plant
environmentalcover cropentire plant
environmentalsoil improversentire plant
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalrevegetationentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerentire plant
environmentalpioneerentire plant