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Astragalus sinicus

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
Habitclimber/scrambler/scadentCategoryforage/pasture, environmental
Life spanbiennial, perennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.15251028Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)50010003002000Soil fertilitymoderatehigh
Latitude24223537Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -800Soil salinity
Soil PH574.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-1Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
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)proteinentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerentire plant