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Cyamopsis tetragonoloba

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, fruits & nuts, vegetables, materials, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanannualPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.25351045Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)5008004002700Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--3030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH7.585.58.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.humidity
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle90160
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
permanent rainfedsole cropping
permanent rainfedinter-croppingpearmillet, amaranth, maize, sorghum, wheat, barley, cotton, chickpea, cowpea, blackgram, moth bean, pigeon pea, castor, ginger, Anjan/Anjanus (Cenchrus ciliaris)
permanent rainfedratoon croppingcotton, sorghum, flax, vegetables

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beverageproteinseeds
food & beveragelipidsseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food additivestarchseeds
food additiveemulsifierseeds
food additivestabiliserseeds
animal food (feed)proteinseeds
animal food (feed)lipidsseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsseeds
materialgums/resinsseeds
medicinaldigestive system applicationsseeds
medicinalblood system applicationsseeds
environmentalsoil improversentire plant