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Gossypium arboreum

Description
Life formshrubPhysiologymulti stem, C3 photosynthesis
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials
Life spanannual, perennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.26361838Soil textureheavy, medium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)75012505001500Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude10103030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1600Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH67.25.38.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
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.wind
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle190210
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialfibresfruits
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsseeds
animal food (feed)mineralsseeds
environmentalmanure/fertilizerseeds