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Ipomoea batatas

Description
Life formPhysiology
HabitCategory
Life spanPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.18281038Soil texture
Rainfall (annual)75020003505000Soil fertilityhighlow
Latitude--3240Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5748.7Soil drainage
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonePhotoperiod
Killing temp. during rest1Killing temp. early growth5
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle80170
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragestarchroots
food & beveragevitaminsroots
food & beveragemineralsroots
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
fuelsalcoholroots
fuelspetroleum substitutes/alcoholroots