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Neptunia prostrata

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryvegetables
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.25351538Soil textureheavy, medium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)1500200010004000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2020Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -300Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH56.54.57Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year)poorly (saturated >50% of year)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest5Killing temp. early growth5
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle120180
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsbulbs
food & beveragemineralsbulbs