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Ixophorus unisetus

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
Habiterect, prostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryforage/pasture
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20241530Soil texturemedium, organicheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)1200160010002000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2525Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1600Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.557.5Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightcloudy skiesvery brightlight shade

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

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle120180
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant