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Musa salaccensis

Description
Life formherbPhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategoryvegetables
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.24301535Soil texturemedium, organicheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)1200300010004000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--1010Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1200Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.574.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest8Killing temp. early growth12
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.wind
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle365365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsflowers
food & beveragemineralsflowers