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Panicum turgidum

Description
Life formgrassPhysiology
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.2535840Soil texturelightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)200400100600Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude823238Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -3200Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH6.5768Soil drainageexcessive (dry/moderately dry)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonedesert or arid (Bw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle150300
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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