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Echinochloa pyramidalis

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.22281832Soil textureheavyheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)1500210011002700Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH6759.2Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle120160
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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