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Stylosanthes seabrana

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

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20301035Soil textureheavyheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)70012004001400Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude951430Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1050Soil salinity
Soil PH5.5757.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensitycloudy skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-8Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.drought, grazing/browsing, tramplingAbiotic suscept.flooding
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle150300
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingley croppingCenchrus ciliaris, Cenchrus pennisetiformis, Panicum coloratum, Desmanthus leptophyllus, Desmanthus bicornutuslowlow

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