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Arachis hypogaea

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategorypulses (grain legumes), vegetables, materials, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.22321045Soil texturemediumheavy, medium, light, organic
Rainfall (annual)60015004004000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--4045Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1650Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.54.58.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.hail, wind
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle90150
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsleaves
medicinalblood system applicationsseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
animal food (feed)proteinseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsseeds
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
fuelspetroleum substitutes/alcoholseeds