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Melilotus albus

Description
Life formherbPhysiologydeciduous, multi stem
Habiterect, climber/scrambler/scadentCategoryforage/pasture, environmental
Life spanannual, biennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.1228832Soil textureheavy, medium, light, wideheavy, medium, light, wide
Rainfall (annual)6008004251000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude32305055Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH6.57.568Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonesubtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-30Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.droughtAbiotic suscept.flooding
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)proteinentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerentire plant
environmentalcover cropentire plant