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Tetrachne dregei

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem, C4 photosynthesis
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture
Life spanperennialPlant attributesharvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1420824Soil texturelightlight
Rainfall (annual)350650300700Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude26253435Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 12002500Soil salinity
Soil PH77.56.58Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.grazing/browsing, trampling
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingThemeda triandra, Festuca costata, Festuca scabra, Festuca caprina, Pentaschistis sp., Merxmuellera disticha, Elionurus muticus, Heteropogon contortus, Eragrostis chloromelas, Eragrostis capensis, Eragrostis curvulalowlow

(at most )

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