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Vigna oblongifolia

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erect, climber/scrambler/scadentCategoryforage/pasture, environmental
Life spanannual, perennialPlant attributesharvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.17231330Soil textureheavy, medium, light, wideheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)50010003501200Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude5-2529Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 3001900Soil salinity
Soil PH67.55.28.5Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingAxonopus fissifolius, Chloris gayana, Digitaria eriantha, Paspalum atratum, Paspalum dilatatum, Setaria sphacelata. Aeschynomene americana, Aeschynomene villosa, Arachis pintoi, Desmodium heterocarpon sp. heterocarpon, Macroptilium lathyroides, Vigna parkerilowlow

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)proteinentire plant
environmentalpioneerentire plant