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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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This paper presents the use of Opuntia biomass (cladodes and ectodermis from cactus pear fruits) as potential biosorbent for hexavalent chromium removal from aqueous solution.
However, Bowers (1996) suggests that the cladodes produced during the previous year leads to a higher number of unused areoles that translated into a higher number of new cladodes and flowers that was not necessarily coupled with rainfall.
monacantha cladodes methanolic extract and various organic fractions.
Effect of hyaluronic acid and polysaccharide from Opuntia ficus indica{L.) cladodes on the metabolism of human chondrocyte clutures.J.
we tested for correlations among plots, between number of plants and annual precipitation (National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, 1995-2005), and between number of cladodes and age using Microsoft Excel.
(b) Plant size measured as the number of cladodes. Table III Mean number of seeds per fruit and standard errors for species of cacti with different life-forms Number Seeds Standard of fruits Species per fruit error sampled Columnar cacti Carnegiea gigantea 2263 108 18 1358 140 15 1241.8 112.7 25 1349.8 99.3 51 1946.7 131.8 44 Cereus peruvianus 1952 -- 10 Lophocereus schottii 126 6.3 168 Neobuxbaumia macrocephala 465 209 25 552 30 10 N.
One popular modern use of the prickly pear is to eat the tender young cladodes, the technical name for the flattened stem pads; they are known as nopalitos and are cut into strips and cooked on a hotplate (see photo on p.
Here we provide results for selection on heat-shock resistance in the cactophilic Drosophila, Drosophila buzzatii, which inhabits necrotic cladodes of Opuntia cactus, generally in hot and sun-exposed environments (Barker and Mulley 1976), with temperatures in the cladodes at noon commonly exceeding 37 [degrees] C (Krebs and Loeschcke 1994).
The vegetative characters evaluated were: cladode length (CL; cm), cladode width (CW; cm), cladode thickness (CT; mm), number of cladodes (NOC), plant height (PH; cm), cladode biomass (CB; Mg [ha.sup.-1] [year.sup.-1]), cladode area (CA = CL x CW x 0.693, [cm.sup.2]), and total cladode area (TCA = ((CA x N0C)/10,000) x 2; [m.sup.2]) in the third production cycle.
Qourzal, "Biosorption characteristics of cadmium and lead onto eco-friendly dried cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica) Cladodes," Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, vol.