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Calopogonium caeruleum

Description
Life formherb, vinePhysiologymulti stem
Habitclimber/scrambler/scadentCategoryforage/pasture, cover crop, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.18251032Soil textureheavy, medium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)100020007003000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--2525Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH4.55.546.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightcloudy skiesvery brightheavy shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-1Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle365365
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
environmentalsoil improversentire plant
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalcover cropentire plant