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Aeschynomene evenia

Description
Life formherb, sub-shrubPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture
Life spanannual, perennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20281731Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)60016005001800Soil fertilityhighlow
Latitude5-3038Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -500Soil salinity
Soil PH5748Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensitycloudy skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.flooding, grazing/browsingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingDigitaria eriantha, Paspalum notatum, Aeschynomene americana , Arachis pintoi, Vigna luteola , Vigna parkerilowlow

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)proteinentire plant