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Sesbania cannabia

Description
Life formsub-shrubPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, environmental, weed
Life spanannualPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.18261232Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)80012006003300Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH5748Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), 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 cycle150240
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialgums/resins
fuelsfuelwoodbark