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Vigna angularis

Description
Life formherb, vine, sub-shrubPhysiologymulti stem
Habiterect, climber/scrambler/scadentCategorypulses (grain legumes), forage/pasture, medicinals & aromatic, environmental
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on large scale, grown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.1530536Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)90013005301800Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude40354548Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.557.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemintermediate (animal drawn), large scale/commercialCrop cycle60190
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
permanent rainfedratoon croppingwheat, barleylowlow

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food & beverageproteinseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
animal food (feed)proteinentire plant
medicinalseeds
materialcosmetics & perfumeryentire plant
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerentire plant