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Paspalum urvillei

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, weed
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.623233Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)100015009002100Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--3232Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.557.2Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-8Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.fire, drought, floodingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle120270
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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