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Aristida ciliata

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

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.2026530Soil texturelightlight
Rainfall (annual)250400150500Soil fertilitylowlow
Latitude30303535Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH786.58.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonedesert or arid (Bw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle60150
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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