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Crotalaria brevides var. brevides

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
Habiterect, prostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, environmental
Life spanannual, perennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.16261230Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)1400200011002700Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude20-3535Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 6002700Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH66.55.57Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightcloudy skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-2Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle150365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
materialgums/resins