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FAO-ICARDA-ISHS, 2017. IX INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON CACTUS PEAR AND COCHINEAL, Univ. de Chile (Ed.). FAO-ICARDA Int. Coop. Network CACTUSNET, Coquimbo, Chile, March 26-30, 2017

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FAO-ICARDA-ISHS, 2017. CAM crops for a hotter and drier world: book of abstracts and symposium program. IX INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON CACTUS PEAR AND COCHINEAL, Univ. de Chile (Ed.). FAO-ICARDA Int. Coop. Network CACTUSNET, Coquimbo, Chile, March 26-30, 2017
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This book of abstracts presents an overview of recent developments in the use of CAM plants in drier conditions. It is divided into 7 sections:

  • Genetic resources and breeding of Opuntia
  • CAM plants as a source of forage and energy
  • Towards a hotter and drier world: ecophysological adaptations of Opuntia and new CAM crops
  • Fruit production: orchard and fruit management
  • Agro-industrial uses of CAM crops
  • Pharmaceutical uses of CAM-crops and Cochineal
  • Rural development and marketing
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FAO-ICARDA-ISHS, 2017
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