Nopalea


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Noun1.Nopalea - a genus of the cactus family with scarlet flowersNopalea - a genus of the cactus family with scarlet flowers
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Cactaceae, cactus family, family Cactaceae - constituting the order Opuntiales
nopal - any of several cacti of the genus Nopalea resembling prickly pears
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The diets were calculated to meet the gain requirements of 150 g [day.sup.-1] (National Research Council [NRC], 2007) and were composed by spineless cactus (Nopalea cochenillifera Salm-Dyck), Tifton 85 grass hay (Cynodon spp.), Manicoba hay or silage (Manihot glaziovii Muell.
The spineless cactus IPA Sertania (Nopalea cochenillifera Salm Dyck) is characterized by its tolerance to arid conditions, high water use efficiency, increased biomass production potential, and resistance to the prickly pear cochineal (LOPES et al., 2010).
Plant species include Plumeria rubra (Apocynaceae); Bursera simaruba (Burseraceae); Nopalea guatemalensis, Opuntia decumbens, Pilocereus leucocephalus, Stenocereus pruinosus, Stenocereus eichlami (Cactaceae); Acacia picachensis, Leucaena collinsii, Lysiloma divaricatum, Mimosa platycarpa (Mimosaceae); Swietenia humilis (Meliaceae); Ximenia americana (Olacaceae); Bonellia macrocarpa (Theophrastaceae); and Karwinskia calderonii (Rhamnaceae).
Los nopalitos son los cladodios tiernos de las especies Opuntia y Nopalea que se consumen como verdura.
Management and use of spineless cactus (Opuntia and Nopalea) in Pernambuco.
Las cochinillas (Dactylopius sp.) constituyen un genero de insectos originarios de America, que parasitan a distintas plantas de los generos Opuntia y Nopalea (Rodrigo et al., 2010) principalmente.
There are two species of prickly pear with economic/agroindustrial potential, 'Gigante' (Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill) and 'Miuda' (Nopalea cochenillifera (L.) Salm-Dyck).
var., jamapa), calabaza (Cucurbita pepo L.), nopal verdura (Nopalea cochinillifera (L.) Mill.) y curcuma o azafran del pais (Curcuma longa L.) y el manejo de huertos familiares con frutales como durazno (Prunus persica (L.) Stokes non Batsch.
ficus-indica, along with other Opuntia and Nopalea species, has been grown from pre-Columbian times as a host plant for cochineal insects (Dactylopiuscoccus) for the production of valuable, vivid red and purple dyes [4, 20].
Their medicinal plants (most herbs and some shrubs) were usually cultivated as ornamental plants, like Gendarussa vulgaris, Cordyline fruticosa, Catharanthus roseus, Polyscias scutellaria, Impatiens balsamina, Nopalea cochinellifera, Coleus blumei, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Phalaenopsis amabilis, Ixora macrothyrsa, Quisqualis indica, and Aloe vera.
La grana o cochinilla Dactylopius coccus Costa (Hemiptera: Dactylopiidae) (Gullan & Cook 2001) parasita principalmente a especies de Opuntia y Nopalea (Flores-Flores & Tekelenburg 1995).
Marketers of the cactus-based fruit drink Nopalea, TriVita, Inc., will refund $3.5 million to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers through unsupported claims.