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Urochloa mosambicensis, stolonifera type

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

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.15241030Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)8009005001000Soil fertilityhighlow
Latitude23222829Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinity
Soil PH6.5868.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensitycloudy skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiodneutral day (12-14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.fire, drought, grazing/browsing, tramplingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle70210
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingBothriochloa pertusa, Chamaecrista rotundifolia, Stylosanthes hamata, Stylosanthes humilis, Stylosanthes scabralowlow

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