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- Felker, P.; Bunch, R.A.; Borchert, D.M.; Guevara, J.C.
- Acta horticulturae 2009 no.811 pp. 333
- Argentina, etc ; Opuntia ficus-indica; Opuntia engelmannii var. lindheimeri; forage; forage crops; hybrids; interspecific hybridization; plant adaptation; agroecological zones; cultivars; livestock; semiarid zones; climatic factors; simulation models; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Opuntia has a long tradition of use for forage in Mexico,. Tunisia and arid regions of the US. The vast majority of these cacti are spineless as spiny forage types are more difficult to work with. Some spiny Opuntias are very cold tolerant existing as far as 56 N in Alberta, Canada. In contrast traditional spineless Opuntia ficus-indica species, normally used for fruits, are limited in extension t ...