Login

Data sheet

View crop Data sheet EcoPort

Setaria sphacelata var. splendida

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale, grown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.22301636Soil textureheavy, medium, light, wideheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)1500300010005000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--3035Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinity
Soil PH56.54.57Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-1Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemsmall scale (manual), large scale/commercialCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingDesmodium intortum, Lotus uliginosus, Macroptilium atropurpureum, Neonotonia wightii, Vigna parkerilowlow

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
environmentalerosion controlentire plant