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Brachiaria ramosa

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategorycereals & pseudocereals, forage/pasture
Life spanannual, perennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1726932Soil texturelightlight
Rainfall (annual)500800440900Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2020Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH77.56.58Soil drainageexcessive (dry/moderately dry)excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightlight shadevery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle90150
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant