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Mucuna pruriens

Description
Life formherb, sub-shrubPhysiologymulti stem
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryforage/pasture, vegetables, environmental
Life spanannualPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20301034Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)100020004003100Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--2040Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2100Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5748Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest5Killing temp. early growth5
Abiotic toler.droughtAbiotic suscept.flooding
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle90270
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
environmentalcover cropentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerentire plant