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Allium cepa

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
HabiterectCategoryvegetables, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanbiennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1225430Soil texturemedium, organicwide, organic
Rainfall (annual)3506003002800Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--6060Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH674.38.3Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesclear skiescloudy skiesvery bright

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), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome garden, large scale/commercialCrop cycle85175
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsentire plant
medicinaldigestive system applicationsentire plant
medicinalimmune system applicationsentire plant
medicinalblood system applicationsentire plant
medicinalskin applicationsentire plant
medicinalsensory applicationsentire plant
medicinalrespiratory applicationsentire plant
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsentire plant