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Crotalaria lanceolata

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, environmental, weed
Life spanannualPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.2028932Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)110016008502800Soil fertilityhighlow
Latitude--3030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2150Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.557.1Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightcloudy skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-2Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

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