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Chenopodium album

Description
Life formherbPhysiologysingle stem, multi stem, C3 photosynthesis
HabiterectCategoryvegetables, medicinals & aromatic, weed
Life spanannualPlant attributesharvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1218331Soil textureheavy, medium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)80012003003200Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--5079Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH674.28.2Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodlong day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle120270
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beverageproteinleaves
food & beveragevitaminsbulbs
food & beveragemineralsbulbs
food & beverageproteinbulbs
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food & beverageproteinseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
animal food (feed)proteinentire plant
animal food (feed)vitaminsseeds
animal food (feed)mineralsseeds
animal food (feed)proteinseeds
medicinalnutritional applicationsentire plant
medicinalnervous system applicationsentire plant
medicinalskin applicationsleaves
environmentalerosion controlentire plant