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Centrosema acutifolium var. matogrossense

Description
Life formherbPhysiologydeciduous, multi stem
Habitclimber/scrambler/scadentCategoryforage/pasture
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.24281834Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)100025008003000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--1025Soil Al. toxlow (6-15% of CEC)high (<5% of CEC)
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinity
Soil PH564.56.5Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingAndropogon gayanus, Brachiaria brizantha, Brachiaria humidicola, Panicum maximum, Stylosanthes capitata, Stylosanthes guianensislowlow

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)proteinentire plant