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Vicia villosa sp. varia

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
Habitclimber/scrambler/scadentCategoryforage/pasture
Life spanannual, biennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.18241430Soil textureheavy, medium, light, wideheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)60014004001500Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude10-2030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 5002000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH675.58Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-5Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingCynodon dactylon, Panicum virgatumlowlow
permanent rainfedinter-croppingAvena sativa, Hordeum vulgare, Triticum aestivumhighlow

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant