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Rubia tinctorum

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
Habitclimber/scrambler/scadentCategorymedicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale, previously widely grown

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.----Soil texturemediummedium, light
Rainfall (annual)----Soil fertility
Latitude25205055Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinity
Soil PH6.5868.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensity

Climate zonesubtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome garden, small scale (manual)Crop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialdye/tanninroots
medicinalendocrine system applicationsroots
medicinaldigestive system applicationsroots