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Gynandropsis gynandra

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, vegetables, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on small scale, harvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.18251035Soil texturemedium, light, organicmedium, light, organic
Rainfall (annual)----Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2400Soil salinity
Soil PH5.5757.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodnot sensitive
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beveragevitaminsflowers
animal food (feed)proteinseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
medicinalsensory applicationsleaves
medicinalsensory applicationsroots
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsleaves
medicinalimmune system applicationsleaves
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsroots
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsleaves
poisoninsectsseeds
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant