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Cassia rotundifolia

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20281036Soil texturelightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)70015004003700Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--2630Soil Al. toxlow (6-15% of CEC)medium (16-25% of CEC
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.258Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-1Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle90210
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingBothriochloa pertusa, Chloris gayana, Digitaria eriantha, Urochloa mosambicensis, Stylosanthes guianensis var. intermedia, Lotononis bainesii, Aeschynomene falcatalowlow

(at most )

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