To spread knowledge of how to manage the cactus pear
effectively, FAO and ICARDA launched Crop Ecology, Cultivation and Uses of Cactus Pear
, a book with updated insights into the plant's genetic resources, physiological traits, soil preferences and vulnerability to pests.
1], the cactus pear
extracts approximately 360 kg [ha.
Antioxidant compounds from four Opuntia cactus pear
Wet faeces produced by sheep fed dried spineless cactus pear
cladodes in balanced diets.
in Tigray is a good source of food, animal feed, and a means of additional income.
Seed content and fruit characteristics in cactus pear
(Opuntia ficus-indica (L.
Saenz C, Estevez AM, Sepulveda E, Mecklenburg P (1998) Cactus pear
fruit: a new source for natural sweetener.
Carle, Phytochemical and nutritional significance of cactus pear
, European Food Research and Technology: 212, 396-407 (2001).
Antioxidant betalains from cactus pear
(Opuntia ficus-indica) inhibit endothelial ICAM-1 expression.
Et al (2002): "Comparative economic analysis between conventional and eco-compatible cactus pear
cultivation in Italy" Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress on Cactus Pear
and Cochineal, Hammamet, Tunisia, Acta-Horticulture, No.
Means of dry matter intake (DMI), crude protein (CPI), ether extract (EEI), neutral detergent fiber (NDFI), acid detergent fiber (ADFI), organic matter (OMI) total carbohydrates (TCHI), and non fibrous carbohydrates (NFCI) intake Variável Variedade de palma Variable Varieties of Cactus Orelha-de Gigante -elefante Cactus pear
Prickly pear CMS (g [dia.
The Desert Botanical Garden boasts the world's largest collection of desert plants, as well as Arcadia Farms cafe where great food stars, incuding wild salmon salad with cactus pear
glaze and refreshing cactus iced tea (dbg.
Research strategies for the improvement of cactus pear
(Opuntia ficus-indica) fruit quality and production.
Although many tasty species of cactus fruit exist, only the cactus pear
(Opuntia ficus-indica) sells worldwide, he laments.
is a xerophyte that is essential as forage reserve in semi-arid regions.