Login

Data sheet

View crop Data sheet EcoPort

Dendrocalamus merrillianus

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologyevergreen, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryvegetables, materials
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.22281534Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)1500300010004000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude5-2040Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH56.54.57Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiescloudy skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle180365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialcanesbark
materialpaperbark
fuelsnon-wood fuelbark
food & beveragevitaminsbulbs
food & beveragemineralsbulbs
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant