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Canavalia brasiliensis

Description
Life formherbPhysiologydeciduous, multi stem
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erect, climber/scrambler/scadentCategorypulses (grain legumes), environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale, grown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.26301834Soil textureheavy, medium, light, wideheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)90015005002000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude852427Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH574.38Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.droughtAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
permanent rainfedfallowlowlow

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beverageproteinseeds
environmentalmanure/fertilizerentire plant
environmentalerosion controlentire plant