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Opuntia growing, germinating, and breeding PDFs
« on: February 22, 2012, 03:19:42 PM »
Here is a list of detailed breeding information pertaining to Opuntia ficus-indica and Opuntia sp.


Update on Cactus Pear Breeding
and New Products at D*Arrigo Bros

http://www.jpacd.org/downloads/Vol2/7_UCLF.pdf

Stimulation and Promotion of Germination 
in Opuntia ficus-indica Seeds

http://www.jpacd.org/downloads/Vol8/V8P91-100.pdf

Environmental Influences on Cactus Pear Fruit Yield,
Quality and Cold Hardiness and Development of Hybrids
with Improved Cold Hardiness

http://opuntiads.com/O/zpdf/Environmental-Influences-on-Cactus-Pear-hardiness.pdf


Cactus Pear (Opuntia spp. Cactaceae) Breeding for Fruit Production

http://www.jpacd.org/downloads/Vol1/007V1P%2019-35.pdf

Cactus Grafting Methods

http://www.jpacd.org/downloads/Vol5/V5P106-114.pdf

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Re: Opuntia growing, germinating, and breeding PDFs
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2012, 05:34:03 PM »
Nullzi, after this opuntia post you are my hero  8)

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Re: Opuntia growing, germinating, and breeding PDFs
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2012, 02:04:00 AM »
Nullzi, after this opuntia post you are my hero  8)

Thanks  ;D, I am growing over 10 varieties of Opuntia ficus-indica. I found the short grafting PDF very useful but simple. I am going to try the grafting method with toothpicks and clear tape on the Opuntia ficus-indica varieties to speed up flower and fruit development.
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Re: Opuntia growing, germinating, and breeding PDFs
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2012, 03:49:21 AM »
Please keep us updated with your experiments! :)

I'm also growing some not-named/identified opuntias, but I want more ;)





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Re: Opuntia growing, germinating, and breeding PDFs
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2012, 05:22:54 AM »
Growing some accessions from here http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/tax_site_acc.pl?PARL%20Opuntia%20ficus-indica, you may find it interesting going through the USDA accession list.
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