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Boesenbergia rotunda

Description
Life formherbPhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategorymedicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.18301235Soil texturemedium, light, organicheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)1200300010005000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2733Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH675.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensitycloudy skiesclear skieslight shadeclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-12Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemsmall scale (manual)Crop cycle240300
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
medicinalroots
medicinalleaves