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Vigna aconitifolia

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategorypulses (grain legumes), forage/pasture, vegetables, environmental
Life spanannual, perennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.24321345Soil texturelightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)5009004002500Soil fertilitylowlow
Latitude5-3060Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1200Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH6.57.558Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), 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)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemsmall scale (manual), intermediate (animal drawn)Crop cycle6090
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
permanent rainfedsole croppinglowlow
permanent rainfedinter-croppingmillet, cottonlowlow

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beverageproteinfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsseeds
animal food (feed)mineralsseeds
animal food (feed)proteinseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
animal food (feed)proteinentire plant
materialother material/chemicalsseeds
environmentalerosion controlentire plant