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Sechium edule

Description
Life formvinePhysiology
Habitclimber/scrambler/scadentCategoryvegetables, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanannual, perennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.19301240Soil texturemedium, organicheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)80020006002600Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude15-2530Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH5.574.38Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightlight shadevery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome gardenCrop cycle100180
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beveragestarchroots
food & beveragemineralsbark
food & beveragemineralsleaves
animal food (feed)starchroots
animal food (feed)mineralsfruits
medicinalblood system applicationsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves