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Manihot esculenta

Description
Life formshrubPhysiology
HabiterectCategoryroots/tubers
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20291035Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light, organic
Rainfall (annual)100015005005000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--2530Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5849Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest7Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle180365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragestarchroots
food & beveragemineralsroots
food & beverageproteinleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
animal food (feed)starchroots
animal food (feed)mineralsroots
fuelsalcoholroots
fuelspetroleum substitutes/alcoholroots