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Beta vulgaris var. flavescens

Description
Life formherbPhysiologysingle stem
Habitacaulescent (or rosette plants)Categoryvegetables
Life spanbiennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20301535Soil texturemedium, organicheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)5007504001800Soil fertilityhighlow
Latitude30104560Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitymedium (4-10 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH675.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

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. systemCrop cycle80160
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materiallipids/oil & fats