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Zizania latifolia

Description
Life formherbPhysiologydeciduous, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryvegetables, materials, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.22321435Soil textureheavy, organicheavy, medium, organic
Rainfall (annual)60025004003500Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude17155355Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1500Soil salinity
Soil PH5.564.57Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year)poorly (saturated >50% of year)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry winter (Cw), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-10Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.drought
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle150200
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragebuds
food & beveragebulbs
food & beverageseeds
food & beveragebark
materialfibresleaves
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsbulbs
medicinalimmune system applicationsbulbs
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsroots
medicinalimmune system applicationsroots
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsseeds
medicinalimmune system applicationsseeds