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Indigofera arrecta

Description
Life formherb, shrubPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategorymaterials, medicinals & aromatic, cover crop, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.22301636Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light, organic
Rainfall (annual)170022004004300Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--3030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 3002700Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH564.56.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

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

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

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialdye/tanninleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
medicinalleaves
environmentalmanure/fertilizerentire plant