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Allium sativum

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

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1830735Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)75016005002700Soil fertilityhighlow
Latitude--6060Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2200Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH66.658.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), 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)Photoperiodlong day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-5Killing temp. early growth-5
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.humidity
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome garden, large scale/commercialCrop cycle90120
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food additivecondiment/seasoningleaves
medicinalimmune system applicationsleaves
medicinalblood system applicationsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves
medicinalnervous system applicationsleaves
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsleaves
medicinalskin applicationsleaves
medicinalnutritional applicationsleaves