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Cucurbita ficifolia

Description
Life formherbPhysiologysingle stem
Habitclimber/scrambler/scadentCategoryvegetables, materials, ornamentals/turf
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1521635Soil texturemediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)80012003001700Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2020Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 10002800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH6.47.55.38.3Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightcloudy skies

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

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle40120
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beveragevitaminsbulbs
food & beveragemineralsbulbs
food & beveragevitaminsflowers
food & beveragemineralsflowers
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant