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Phaseolus acutifolius

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erect, climber/scrambler/scadentCategorypulses (grain legumes), cover crop
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.2030838Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light, organic
Rainfall (annual)60010003001700Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude25-3540Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1900Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH6758Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)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. systemCrop cycle60120
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
arable irrigatedinter-croppingmaize, gourds, millet, prickly pear, mesquite, jojoba

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
environmentalerosion controlentire plant