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Apios americana

Description
Life formherb, vinePhysiologydeciduous, multi stem
Habitclimber/scrambler/scadentCategoryroots/tubers, vegetables
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.1020830Soil texturemediummedium, light
Rainfall (annual)100012007001500Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude30254548Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH57.54.58.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonesubtropical humid (Cf), temperate oceanic (Do), boreal (E)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-40Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragestarchroots
food & beverageproteinroots
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds