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Centrosema pubescens

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

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20301335Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)120025007504100Soil fertilityhighlow
Latitude--2022Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1600Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH4.95.547Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skieslight shadevery brightheavy shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle120240
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingPanicum maximum, Melinis minutiflora, Chloris gayana, Pennisetum purpureum, Paspalum dilatatum, Andropogon gayanus, Hyparrhenia rufa, Pueraria phaseoloides, Calopogonium mucunoides, Calopogonium caeruleum, Desmodium ovalifoliumlowlow

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerentire plant
environmentalcover cropentire plant