This map shows the soil texture suitability of this crop in the state of Illinois.
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Digitaria iburua

Common Name(s): Black fonio
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Growing Days: 65 to 75 (days)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH:
Soil Texture/Type: Poor sandy soils
Soil Drainage:
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Like black fornio, but with smaller range and longer maturity. Extreme weed possibilities.
Crop not found in disease search.
Food - cereal


Geographical Origin:
Western Tropical Africa
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