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Allium cepa var. cepa

Description
Life formherbPhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategoryvegetables, environmental
Life spanannual, biennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale, grown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1225430Soil texturemedium, organicheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)3506003002800Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude25-3560Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -3000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH674.38.3Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesclear skiesvery 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), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle85175
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsrhizomes
food & beveragemineralsrhizomes
environmentalagroforestryentire plant