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Iseilema membranaceum

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture
Life spanannualPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.30402045Soil textureheavyheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)400500350700Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude18183030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 100300Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH786.58.5Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.fire
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle4070
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