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Solanum aethiopicum

Description
Life formherb, sub-shrubPhysiologydeciduous, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryvegetables, ornamentals/turf
Life spanannual, perennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20301040Soil texturemedium, organicheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)120016008004000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.574.38.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc)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 cycle75125
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant