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Cactus Pear Could Be the Sustainable Food and Fuel Crop of the Future

News   Mar 08, 2021 | Original story from University of Nevada, Reno

 
Cactus Pear Could Be the Sustainable Food and Fuel Crop of the Future

Among three cactus varieties researched by the University of Nevada, Reno as drought-tolerant crops for biofuel, Opuntia ficus-indica produced the most fruit while using up to 80% less water than some traditional crops. Credit: John Cushman, University of Nevada, Reno

 
 
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