publication . Article . 2014

Cereus peruvianus (Koubo) new cactus fruit for the world

Mizrahi, Yosef;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2014 Journal: Revista Brasileira de Fruticultura, volume 36, pages 68-78 (eissn: 0100-2945, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: FapUNIFESP (SciELO)
Abstract
Several different species of the columnar cacti of the genera Stenocereus and Pachycereus, were introduced into different semi-arid ecozones in Israel and most of these efforts were of disappointing outcomes, the only exception being the Cereus peruvianus (L.) Miller,which bore plenty of fruits, some of them of good taste. The original seeds of this plant were obtained from the late Mr. Amram (Ron) Kodish, who collected seeds from various private gardens in Southern California which bore fruits of reasonable qualities. The initial success of this species led us to initiate an intensive research study, and today it is already fruit-crop, marketed mainly in Israel...
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free text keywords: cacti, Agronomy and Crop Science, Food Science, Plant Science, Domestication, Pachycereus, biology.organism_classification, biology, Stenocereus, Horticulture, Cactus, Cereus, Botany, Crop, Genus, Cereus peruvianus, koubo, cacto, Plant culture, SB1-1110
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publication . Article . 2014

Cereus peruvianus (Koubo) new cactus fruit for the world

Mizrahi, Yosef;