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Echinochloa turneriana

Common Name(s): Channel millet
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Growing Days: 90 to 120 (days)
Abs.Max=35° (C)    Opt.Max=30° (C)
Opt.Min=22° (C)    Abs.Min=15° (C)
Precipitation: 30 to 40 (cm.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 7 to 8
Soil Texture/Type: Heavy cracking and silt clays
Soil Drainage: Poor
Photoperiod Response: Short day
Light Intensity: Bright
No drought tolerance. Won't germinate without flooding or >7.5 cm rainfall within a week's time.
Crop not found in disease search.
Animal Food - forage
Dry climate, tropical-wet and dry, subtropical-humid
Geographical Origin:
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