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Cajanus cajan

Description
Life formshrubPhysiologymulti stem, C3 photosynthesis
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryvegetables
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.18381045Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)60015004004000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--2530Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -3000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH574.58.4Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle90365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beverageproteinfruits
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beveragevitaminsbulbs
food & beveragemineralsbulbs
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
animal food (feed)proteinfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsfruits
animal food (feed)mineralsfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
non-vertebrate foodvitaminsleaves
non-vertebrate foodmineralsleaves
environmentalwindbreakentire plant
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
fuelscharcoalbark
fuelsfuelwoodbark