cactus pear


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cactus pear

n.
See tuna2.
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Cactus pear should be considered as a valuable asset, especially for food and livestock feed in dryland areas.
Where there's smoky mescal, there's fiery jalapeno--or so goes the logic behind the bold Old Oaxaca at The Table Creekside, which mixes Montelobos-brand mescal, elderflower liqueur, cactus pear, jalapeno-infused agave and lime, for a sweet/smoky/spicy combo you won't soon forget.
Cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) is an indispensable forage support in the semi-arid regions, because it maintains the photosynthetic activity in period of prolonged drought for more than five months (Zanudo-Hernandez et al.
We would hear a popping sound in the distance and know some unwary soldier had picked a cactus pear or an apple from a tree and it had gone off in his face.
Supplementation with cactus pear (opuntia ficus-indica) fruit decreases oxidative stress in healthy humans: a comparative study with vitamin C.
Study on the optimal level of cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) supplementation to sheep and its contribution as source of water.
Within the genus Opuntia, Cactus Pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) is the most agronomically important species for the production of edible fruits and cladodes, which can be used as a vegetable and valuable forage resource in arid and semi-arid lands [7].
Se denomina tuna al fruto del genero Opuntia (familia Cactaceae) y se le conoce tambien con los nombres de cactus pear, prickly pear y fico d'india.
Agabbio, Changes in ascorbic acid, polyphenol content and antioxidant activity in minimally processed cactus pear fruits, Lebensmittel-Wissenschaft und-Technologie: 36, 257-262 (2003).
In other animal feeding trials, purple cactus pear and garambullo proved to be devoid of toxicity and their pigments did not provoke any allergic reactions (Kuramoto et al.