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Eragrostis cilianensis

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategorycereals & pseudocereals, forage/pasture, weed
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.2230540Soil texturemediummedium, light
Rainfall (annual)600700250900Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--4545Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2250Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH6.57.568Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), desert or arid (Bw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs)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.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle4590
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
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds