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Saccharum robustum

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologyC4 photosynthesis
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, weed
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale, harvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.24301538Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)1400250011005000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--1010Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH564.57.5Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest10Killing temp. early growth10
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
food additivesweetenerbark
fuelsnon-wood fuelbark
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
materialpaperbark
materialwaxesbark
materialfibresbark
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerbark