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Ipomoea aquatica

Description
Life formherb, vinePhysiologyevergreen, multi stem
Habitclimber/scrambler/scadentCategoryforage/pasture, vegetables
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.15351040Soil textureheavy, organicheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)200025007004200Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH574.37.5Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), 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 cycle3070
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)mineralsbark
animal food (feed)vitaminsbark
animal food (feed)proteinbark
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)proteinleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beverageproteinleaves