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Saccharum barberi

Description
Life formgrassPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributespreviously widely grown

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20321238Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)1200150010005000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH564.57.5Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), 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)
Killing temp. during rest-2Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle270300
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food additivesweetenerbark
fuelsnon-wood fuelbark
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
animal food (feed)vitaminsbark
animal food (feed)mineralsbark
materialpaperbark
materialwaxesbark
materialfibresbark
environmentalmanure/fertilizerbark