Nutritional value of Opuntia ficus-indica cladodes from Portuguese ecotypes

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Rodrigues, A.M.; Pitacas, F.I.; Reis, C.M.G.; Blasco, M.;
(2016)
  • Subject: Animal feed | Mediterranean region | Nutritive value | Spineless cactus | Opuntia ficus-indica

The use of Opuntia ficus-indica cladodes as a forage for ruminants has been very important in the semi-arid and arid regions of the world. O. ficus-indica cladodes can be fed to small ruminants especially in periods of the year when there is low quality and quanti... View more
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