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Chenopodium pallidicaule

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
HabiterectCategorypulses (grain legumes), medicinals & aromatic
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on large scale, grown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1016528Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)5008003001100Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--1515Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 15004400Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH67.54.88.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-10Killing temp. early growth-3
Abiotic toler.hail, wind, droughtAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemsmall scale (manual)Crop cycle90150
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
permanent rainfedinter-croppingbitter potato, Andean tuberslowlow

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beverageproteinfruits
environmentalsoil improversentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsbark