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Secale cereale

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategorycereals & pseudocereals, forage/pasture, cover crop, environmental
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1520331Soil textureheavy, medium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)60010004002000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude45-6070Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -4300Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)high (>10 dS/m))
Soil PH5.564.58.2Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-18Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle110270
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
permanent rainfedsole croppinghighlow

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragestarchseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food & beverageproteinseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsseeds
animal food (feed)mineralsseeds
animal food (feed)starchseeds
animal food (feed)proteinseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
materialpaperbark
materialfibresbark
environmentalcover cropentire plant
environmentalsoil improversentire plant