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Dioscorea dumetorum

Description
Life formvinePhysiologymulti stem
Habitclimber/scrambler/scadentCategoryroots/tubers
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.25321540Soil texturemediummedium, light
Rainfall (annual)100017007004200Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2020Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.54.88.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest9Killing temp. early growth9
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle240300
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
poisonmammalsroots
food & beveragevitaminsroots
food & beveragemineralsroots