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Alopecurus geniculatus

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryforage/pasture
Life spanannual, perennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1015622Soil textureheavy, organicheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)60010005001140Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude37355365Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinity
Soil PH4.5747.5Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonetemperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-41Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.drought
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle100120
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantinggrasseslowlow

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