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ISHS Acta Horticulturae 1247

IX International Congress on Cactus Pear and Cochineal: CAM Crops for a Hotter and Drier World

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Conveners   N. Franck, C. Sáenz 
Editors   C. Sáenz, L. Prat, J.C.B. Dubeux, M. Louhaichi 
30 August 2019 
ISBN   978-94-62612-44-0 
ISSN   0567-7572 (print)   2406-6168 (electronic) 
Number of articles   34 
Place   Coquimbo, Chile 
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Evaluation of morphological and chemical characteristics of spineless cactus pears under the environmental conditions of Qatar (H.M. Al Wawi, M.S. Al Yafei, M. Al Marri, M. Louhaichi, A. Ouled Belgacem)
Effect of GA3 plus Ethephon¿ on glochid removal and cactus pear fruit quality (J. Cardona-Vázquez, J. Corrales-García, J.A. Lira-Sandoval, M.T. Colinas-León)
Coloring foods from yellow-orange cactus pear (J.C. Carmona, A.M. Fabry, C. Sáenz)
Climatic influences on fruit quality and sensory traits of cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica): a 5-year evaluation (G.M. Coetzer, M. De Wit, H.J. Fouché, S.L. Venter)
Genotype × environmental interactions of cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) in the semi-arid regions of South Africa: fruit production (G.M. Coetzer, H.J. Fouché, M.F. Smith)
Reducing postharvest decay in cactus pears by dip treatment with imazalil or azoxystrobin (S. D¿Aquino, P. Inglese, G. Liguori, M.J. Ochoa, A. Palma)
Screening of cladodes from 42 South African spineless cactus pear cultivars for morphology, mucilage yield and mucilage viscosity (M. De Wit, A. Du Toit, H.J. Fouché, A. Hugo, S.L. Venter)
Promoting the potential of spineless cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) as a multi-use crop at the Oppermansgronde community in the Free State province of South Africa (M. De Wit, H.J. Fouché, H.O. De Waal, G.M. Coetzer, S.L. Venter)
Rheological characterization of cactus pear mucilage for application in nutraceutical food products (A. Du Toit, M. De Wit, K.D. Seroto, H.J. Fouché, A. Hugo, S.L. Venter)
Nutritive value of raketamena (Opuntia stricta) as a fodder in Madagascar (J.C.B. Dubeux, W. Schroth, M. Ruiz-Moreno, M.A. Ferreira, N. DiLorenzo, M.A. Gutierrez-Beltran, L.D. Queiroz)
Genotype × environmental interactions of cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) in semi-arid regions of South Africa: cladode production (H.J. Fouché, G.M. Coetzer, M.F. Smith)
Nutrient composition and in-vitro digestibility of cactus pear cladodes (Opuntia rastrera) at different localities of northeast Mexico (R.J. Fuentes, R.A.V. Charles, Z.F. Ruiz, E.R. Garcia, T.R. Lopez, J.I. Aguilera)
Cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica) utilization for rehabilitating rangelands in arid regions of Tunisia (F. Gouhis, M. Louhaichi, A. Nefzaoui)
The effect of soil volume on the growth of roots and canopy of Opuntia ficus-indica (S. Hassan, P. Inglese, G. Liguori, G. Sortino, S. Ates, M. Louhaichi)
Uses of nopal biomass as a source of energy and biofertilizers (I. Homer, M.T. Varnero)
Assessment of different supplemental feeding strategies including cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica) to enhance sheep productivity in Chakwal, Pakistan (M. Islam, A. Razzaq, S. Hassan, I.A. Qamar, B. Rischkowsky, M.N.M. Ibrahim, M. Louhaichi)
Morphological characterization of Opuntia spp. accessions for potential use as a forage crop in dry areas of Bolivia (L. Lazarte, K. Ramírez)
Changing the perception of smallholder farmers about cactus pear in Pakistan (M. Louhaichi, M. Islam, S. Hassan, I.A. Qamar, A. Sarker)
Nutrient concentration in spineless cactus under different planting densities and harvesting management (A.C.L. Mello, R.M. Silva, T.C. Souza, J.C.B. Dubeux, M.A. Lira, M.V.F. Santos, J.J. Coêlho, D.C. Santos, M.V. Cunha)
Characterization of Chilean consumers' attitudes and preferences toward different cactus pear colors (M. Mora, P. Matamala, C. Sáenz)
Propagation of Opuntia ficus-indica by cladode fragments (M. Mulas, L. Dessena)
Quantitative and qualitative analysis of cladodes from new selections of Opuntia ficus-indica (M. Mulas, L. Dessena)
Morphological characterization of cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) accessions from Agadir, Morocco (M. Nefzaoui, M.A. Lira, M. Boujghagh, S.M. Udupa, M. Louhaichi)
Assessment of genetic diversity of Brazilian and Mediterranean cactus cultivars by SSR markers and morphological traits (M. Nefzaoui, M.A. Lira, S.M. Udupa, M. Louhaichi, M. Boujghagh, D.C. Santos)
Resistance of cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) against Pseudocercospora opuntiae through β‑1,3‑glucanase activity and polyphenolic compounds in cladodes (M.J. Ochoa, L.M. González-Flores, J.M. Cruz-Rubio, L.A. Rivera-López, S. Rodríguez, M.A. Nazareno, J.F. Gómez-Leyva)
Addition of cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica) to the diet of lactating sows: effect on feed intake and productive behavior according to farrowing number (R.E. Pérez, G. Ordaz, A. Juárez, L. Portillo, P.A. Saucedo, J. Esquivel, R. Ortiz)
Cactus pear and cochineals: good agricultural practice and control (L. Portillo, A. Burgos, A.L. Vigueras)
Gummy confections from cactus pear: chemical characteristics, texture profile and sensory quality (C. Sáenz, A.M. Fabry, L. Contador, N. Franck)
Chemical composition and spine occurrence in cactus pear genotypes (M.V.F. Santos, T.C. Souza, P.V. Mendoza, D.C. Santos, M.V. Cunha, M.C. Silva, J.C.B. Dubeux, M.A. Lira, A.C.L. Mello, R.L.C. Ferreira)
Effect of 1-methylcyclopropene on cactus pear fruit at different maturity stages during storage (G. Sortino, P. Inglese, A. Allegra)
Ex-situ evaluation of cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica): establishment on amended mine tailings (M.T. Varnero, J. Ramirez, R. Ginocchio, I. Homer)
The effect of fostering partnerships on broadening the food base: the role of cactus pear, an underutilised crop with unlimited potential - the South African perspective (S.L. Venter, H.J. Fouché, M. De Wit, S. Mavengahama, G.M. Coetzer, W.J. Swart, E.O. Amonsou)
Supplemental irrigation improves water-use efficiency, yield, and some fruit quality attributes of 'Dalia Roja' cactus pear (J.A. Zegbe, A. Serna-Pérez, M.R. Maldonado-Rodríguez)
Functional properties and sensory evaluation of mucilage from South-African cactus pear cladodes (A. Du Toit, M. De Wit, S. Naudé, M. Taljaard, H.J. Fouché, A. Hugo, S.L. Venter)

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