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Lens culinaris

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem, C3 photosynthesis
HabiterectCategorypulses (grain legumes), medicinals & aromatic
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1529532Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)60010002502500Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude30104555Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -3800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH5.57.54.58.2Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), desert or arid (Bw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodneutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle70240
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
animal food (feed)proteinleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
animal food (feed)proteinbark
animal food (feed)mineralsbark
medicinaldigestive system applicationsseeds
environmentalsoil improversentire plant
materialgums/resinsseeds