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Fagopyrum esculentum

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
HabiterectCategorycereals & pseudocereals, forage/pasture, vegetables, materials, cover crop
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1727740Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)70010004001300Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--6060Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH56.54.47.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), 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), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercial, protected cultivationCrop cycle5585
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
permanent rainfedsole cropping
arable irrigatedratoon croppingpeas, small grains, winter barley, winter wheat, rye, potatoes, oats, tobacco, sweet corn, rape, sesame

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
animal food (feed)proteinseeds
animal food (feed)mineralsseeds
environmentalsoil improversentire plant
medicinalleaves
medicinalflowers