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Brassica oleracea var. acephala

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, vegetables
Life spanbiennial, perennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1522730Soil textureheavy, medium, light, organicheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)45010003002800Soil fertilityhighlow
Latitude20-4050Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -3000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH5.464.58.3Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw), boreal (E)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-5Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle6085
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsbark
food & beveragemineralsbark
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beveragevitaminsflowers
food & beveragemineralsflowers
animal food (feed)vitaminsbark
animal food (feed)mineralsbark
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
animal food (feed)vitaminsflowers
animal food (feed)mineralsflowers