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Vicia sativa ssp. nigra

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategorypulses (grain legumes), forage/pasture, environmental
Life spanannualPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1123428Soil texturemediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)6008003501160Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--3030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -3300Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH674.98.2Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightcloudy skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodlong day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-5Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle80170
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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