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Brassica carinata

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, vegetables, cover crop
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.1025535Soil texturemedium, organicmedium, light, organic
Rainfall (annual)100015008001700Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--3035Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 502600Soil salinity
Soil PH5.5858.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensity

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

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemsmall scale (manual)Crop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
permanent rainfedinter-cropping
arable irrigatedinter-cropping

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beverageproteinleaves
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beverageproteinentire plant
food & beveragevitaminsentire plant
food & beveragemineralsentire plant
animal food (feed)proteinseeds
animal food (feed)mineralsseeds
animal food (feed)proteinentire plant
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
food additivecondiment/seasoningseeds
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
environmentalsoil improversseeds
environmentalsoil improversentire plant
fuelspetroleum substitutes/alcoholseeds