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Dactyloctenium aegyptium

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategorycereals & pseudocereals, forage/pasture, weed
Life spanannualPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.21281032Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)40015003004200Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2100Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH6.57.568.3Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle90150
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
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds