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Sesbania macrantha var. levis

Description
Life formtreePhysiology
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.22281232Soil textureheavy, medium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)90011008002000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--1515Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 800900Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH7868.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle150270
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
environmentalsoil improversentire plant
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant