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Cynodon plectostachyus

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20271336Soil textureheavy, medium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)50015004504000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--1530Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH77.56.58.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-2Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle90180
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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