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Ullucus tuberosus

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryroots/tubers
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1220528Soil texturemediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)110014008001800Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2540Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -4000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.557Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), subtropical humid (Cf), temperate continental (Dc)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-4Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemsmall scale (manual)Crop cycle120270
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragestarchroots
food & beverageproteinroots
food & beveragevitaminsleaves