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Sorghum X almum

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, weed
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.19261535Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)5008002002000Soil fertilityhighlow
Latitude25253030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -700Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5758.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonedesert or arid (Bw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry winter (Cw), temperate oceanic (Do)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-4Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle80120
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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