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Indigofera spicata

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
Habiterect, prostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategorymaterials, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.22301336Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)150020005004300Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude10-3540Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2700Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH56.54.57.7Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightcloudy skiesvery brightlight shade

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

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle90210
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialdye/tanninleaves
poisonmammalsentire plant
environmentalcover cropentire plant