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Cratylia argentea

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologysingle stem, multi stem
Habiterect, prostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryforage/pasture, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20301636Soil texturemediummedium
Rainfall (annual)1500350010004000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude541718Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 1801200Soil salinity
Soil PH4.563.87Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.droughtAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase planting Panicum maximum, Brachiaria sp.lowlow

(at most )

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