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Piper methysticum

Description
Life formshrubPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategorymedicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.22351440Soil textureheavy, organicheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)2200400018005000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2025Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.557Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensitylight shadelight shadeclear skiesheavy shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle300365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
medicinalnervous system applicationsroots
medicinalsensory applicationsroots
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsroots
medicinalblood system applicationsroots
medicinalrespiratory applicationsroots
medicinalmetabolic system applicationsroots