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Vigna unguiculata ssp. biflora

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
Habiterect, prostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategorypulses (grain legumes), forage/pasture, vegetables, environmental
Life spanannualPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20351034Soil texturemediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)110013007001730Soil fertilitylow
Latitude5-2535Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.54.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), 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 cycle4080
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerentire plant