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Alloteropsis semialata

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem, C4 photosynthesis
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesharvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.14241032Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)60016004002000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude752830Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -3000Soil salinity
Soil PH56.54.57Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensitycloudy skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

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

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
animal food (feed)proteinentire plant
environmentalpioneerentire plant
environmentalcover cropentire plant