Login

Data sheet

View crop Data sheet EcoPort

Lotus tenuis

Description
Life formherbPhysiologydeciduous, multi stem
Habiterect, prostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryforage/pasture
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1523438Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)6008004401160Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude32305860Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2400Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)high (>10 dS/m))
Soil PH5.57.54.58Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodlong day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-2Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle90210
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantinggrasseslowlow

(at most )

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