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Paspalum nicorae

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, cover crop
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.1623830Soil texturelightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)90014007501500Soil fertility
Latitude23213335Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -500Soil salinity
Soil PH5.574.58Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensitycloudy skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-15Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.fire, drought, flooding, grazing/browsingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
grazingphase plantingDigitaria eriantha, Lolium sp., Paspalum notatum, Adesmia sp., Arachis glabrata, Arachis pintoi, Lotus uliginosus, Medicago sp., Trifolium repens, Trifolium subterraneumlowlow

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