Login

Data sheet

View crop Data sheet EcoPort

Setaria incrassata

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryforage/pasture, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.16301236Soil textureheavyheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)70012005001300Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude5-2534Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2400Soil salinity
Soil PH6.57.56.28.2Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensitycloudy skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-1Killing temp. early growth-3
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingChloris gayana, Panicum coloratum, Panicum maximum, Clitoria ternatea, Desmanthus leptophyllus, Desmanthus virgatus, Medicago sativa, Medicago truncatula, Medicago scutellata, Trifolium subterraneum, Cichorium intybuslowlow

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
environmentalerosion controlentire plant