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Macrotyloma daltonii

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
Habitclimber/scrambler/scadentCategoryforage/pasture
Life spanannual, perennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.22281634Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)600700350775Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude5-2030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1650Soil salinity
Soil PH6.57.568Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

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

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingHeteropogon contortus, Panicum maximum, Urochloa mosambicensis, Urochloa oligotricha, Macroptilium atropurpureum, Neonotonia wightii, Stylosanthes scabralowlow

(at most )

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