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cladode

a green flattened stem that functions as a leaf. For example, the lateral branches of butcher's broom Ruscus aculeatus are cladodes and bear flower buds.
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To obtain flour, minimum processing is applied in the cladode, facilitating the movement of water from the tissue to the external environment.
The average OM content of the cladodes of different Cactus Pear varieties analyzed in this study was 78.
The cladodes samples were thawed and homogenized using water (1:4, w/v) in a blender, and then centrifuged at 8,000 x g at 4 [grados]C for 10 min.
Size at first reproduction occurs in plants having more than 5 cladodes and fruit production varies among years from 30 fruits/plant to less than one (Mandujano et al.
monacantha cladodes do not possess appreciable content of alkaloids and exhibit mild antitumour activity [3] The Opuntia cladodes are known to possess remarkable medicinal properties [4].
Bowers (1996) determined that number of cladodes was a good indicator of flowering and vegetative growth in the similar species O.
In the first method, the picker grabs the ripe tuna and detaches it from the cactus pad by twisting it off gently, taking care not to damage the connection point to the cladode.
In the case of Epiphyllum, a spineless cactus that consists solely of floppy, often deeply scalloped, green cladodes (stems), the fruit tends to be sweeter if it is the result of cross-pollination between two different Ephiphyllum species or clones.
1981); 4 Anamorphic Ascomycetes Arthrobotrys cladodes Drechsler (1937); 4 Anamorphic Orbilia, Orbilliaceae, Orbilliales, Obilliomycetidae Arthrobotrys oligosporas; Anamorphic Orbilia , Orbilliaceae, Orbilliales, Obilliomycetidae Arxiella terrestris Papendorf (1967); Anamorphic Ascomycetes Aspergillius niger Tiegh.
For instance, the Aztecs prized the rich red color extracted from the dried bodies of insects that were raised on cladodes (leaf-like branches) of many species of prickly-pear cacti.