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Solanum macrocarpon

Description
Life formherb, vinePhysiologysingle stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryvegetables, ornamentals/turf
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20261032Soil textureheavy, medium, light, organicheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)70010005004000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -600Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH6.57.54.38.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome garden, small scale (manual)Crop cycle40100
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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