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Paspalum guenoarum

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
Habiterect, prostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryforage/pasture
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.19271232Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)1400200012004000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude16153132Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1750Soil salinity
Soil PH675.57.5Soil 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)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-10Killing temp. early growth-4
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingPaspalum atratum, Setaria sphacelata, Arachis pintoi, Centrosema molle, Desmodium intortum, Lotononis bainesii, Lotus uliginosus, Lotus pedunculatus, Neonotonia wightii, Trifolium repens, Vigna parkerilowlow

(at most )

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