Effect of Prosopis spp. as a nurse plant on nutrient content and productivity of Opuntia ellisiana Griffiths

Published on: 08/13/2020
Author/s : Josefina María Grünwaldt, Juan Carlos Guevara, Eduardo Martínez Carretero, Eduardo Guillermo Grünwaldt. / Argentine Institute for Arid Land Research (IADIZA-CCT-CONICET Mendoza) Av. Adrián Ruiz Leal s/n. Parque Gral. San Martín. 5500 Mendoza. Argentina.

Introduction There are numerous reasons behind the diffusion of cacti as forage or fodder around the world, such as the simple cultivation practices required to grow the crop, rapid establishment in a new area, easy multiplication practices (18). Also, they have the ability to withstand prolonged drought, high temperatures as well as soils affected by wind and water erosion (16). This aptitude ha...

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August 13, 2020

Sounds ok as I have practised the same in East African semi arid regions

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