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Linum usitatissimum

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
HabiterectCategorymaterials, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanannual, biennial, perennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1624530Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)5008002501300Soil fertilityhighhigh
Latitude49-5360Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -3000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH66.55.57Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiescloudy skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonedesert 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 rest-6Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle80180
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialfibresbark
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
materialfibresbark
animal food (feed)mineralsbark
animal food (feed)proteinseeds
medicinalskin applicationsseeds
medicinaldigestive system applicationsseeds
fuelspetroleum substitutes/alcoholseeds