cactus congress

Congrès organisé par l’Association Marocaine de Développement du Cacus (AMADEC) et le réseau FAO-Cactusnet
17-22 Octobre 2010 à Agadir (Maroc)


Programme du Congrès - Congress program


Actes du séminaire - Proceedings

Opening session
gg Prickly pear cactus in Southern Morocco regions – from historical patrimony to technological future, K. Anegay and A. Boutoba (Agence du Sud) [PDF]
gg An Overview of Cactus Pear (Opuntia ficus Mill.) Production and Consumption in Turkey, B. E. Ak, S. Gursoz and M. Yanmaz (University of Harran, Turkey) [PDF]
Session 1: Genetic resources, biology and biotechnology
gg A global perspectice on genetic ressources of cactus pear: an asset for the future sustainability of semi-arid lands, C. Mondragon-Jacobo (Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales Agricolas y Pecuarias,México) and I. Chessa (Università degli Studi di Sassari, Italy) [PDF]
gg Genetic divergence and evaluation of forage cactus clones in the semi-arid of Pernambuco, Brazil, Alexandre Carneiro Leão de Mello, Stênio Lopes Paixão, Mário de Andrade Lira, Márcio Vieira da Cunha, Djalma Cordeiro dos Santos, José Carlos Batista Dubeux Júnior, Mércia Virgínia Ferreira dos Santos (Brazil) [PDF]
gg Polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers in Opuntia spp. collections, Chessa I., Erre P., Barbato M., Ochoa J., Nieddu G. (University of Sassari, Italy and Universidad Nacional de Santiago del Estero, Argentina) [PDF]
gg Analysis of phenotypic and genotypic variability of 30 Moroccan genotypes of cactus pear (O. ficus indica Mill), El Madidi S, Berkaqui A., Ben Elmaalem O., Boujghagh M. (Equipe de variabilité genétique, Faculty of Sciences Agadir and Regional center Souss Sahara INRA, Morocco) [PDF]
gg Discriminant analysis of morphological descriptors to differentiate opuntia genotypes, P. Erre and I. Chessa (University of Sassari, Italy) [PDF]
Session 2: Agronomy and fruit production
gg Growing cactus pear O. ficus-indica (L.) Mill.: The contribution of the scientific research on plant ecophysiology and biology, Inglese P., Liguori G. (Dipartimento di Colture Arboree, University of Palermo, Italy) [PDF]
gg Pitahayas: introduction, agrotechniques and breeding, Noemi Tel-Zur (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) [PDF]
gg Determination of Evapotranspiration and Crop Coefficient of Cactus Pear with an Energy Balance Technique, Consoli S., Inglese P., Inglese G. (Dipartimento di Colture Arboree, University of Palermo, Italy) [PDF]
gg CO2 Fluxes of O.ficus-indica trees in relation to water stress, G. Liguori, G. Inglese, F. Pernice, P. Inglese (Dipartimento di Colture Arboree, University of Palermo, Italy) [PDF]
gg Effect of irrigation on the rooting of one year old cladodes of cactus pear, M. Arba (Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II, Complexe Horticole d’Agadir) and K. Benarchid (Province de Khouribga, Khouribga) [PDF]
gg Impact of irrigation cadences on the installation and the production of two forms of prickly pear (Inermisand amycleae), A. Homrani Bakali (Centre Régional de la recherche Agronomique d’Errachidia, Morocco) [PDF]
gg Estimating the carbon balance of growing cactus pear cladodes through different methods, N. Franck, Muñoz, V., Alfaro, F., Arancibia, D. (Facultad de Ciencias Agronómicas Universidad de Chile) [PDF]
gg The influence of cultivar, location and season on cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) fruit quality, M. de Wit, N. Shongwe, P. Nel, G. Osthoff, M. Labuschagne, (Department Microbial, Biochemical and Food Biotechnology, University of the Free State, South Africa) [PDF]
Session 3: Medicinal and cosmetic uses
gg New insights about medicinal uses and health-beneficial properties of cactus products, M. A. Nazareno (National University of Santiago del Estero, Santiago del Estero, Argentina) [PDF]
gg Virucidal activity of Cactus on envelopped viruses, L. Bouslama, K. Hayashi, J-B. Lee, F. Liman, A. Ghorbel, T. Hayashi (Center of Biotechnology of Borj Cedria, Tunisia and University of Toyama, Japan) [PDF]
gg Preventive role of Cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica) cladodes on the toxicity of Zearalenone in Balb/C Mice, L. Zourgui, (Faculty of sciences Gafsa -Tunisia) [PDF]
gg Opuntia ficus indica and Opuntia macrorhiza: Promising Sources of Flavonols–Comparison between varieties from different origins, T. Moussa-Ayoub, S. Rohn, E-S. Abd El-Hady, H. Omran, S. El-Samahy, L.W. Kroh. (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany; Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt; and Universität Hamburg, Germany) [PDF]
ggImpact of traditional and innovative technologies on Characteristics and bioactive compounds of Opuntia macrorhiza juice , T. Moussa-Ayoub, S. Rohn, H. Jäger, S. El-Samahy,S. Knorr, L.W. Kroh. (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany; Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt; and Universität Hamburg, Germany) [PDF]
Session 4: Post-harvest and agro-industries
gg A glance about the industrial possibilities of cactus pear, C. SAENZ H. (Universidad de Chile) [PDF]
gg Technological, Organoleptic and Nutritional Qualities of Cladodes Powder of Cactus (Opuntia ficus indica), H. HARRAK and F. JAOUAN (National Institute Of Agronomic Research, Marrakesh – Morocco) [PDF]
gg CACTUSLINE 100: a new Opuntia ficus indica fat – binding extract, M. Marzorati, S. Possemiers and M. E. Malainine (University of Gent, Belgium; Cadi Ayyad University of Marrakech, Morocco) [PDF]
gg Development of processed products from cladodes in Morocco, M. Boujnah (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Rabat, Morocco) [PDF]
Session 5: Animal feeding
gg Cactus holds promises as a tool to improve the productivity and sustainability of livestock based production systems under the climate change context, H. Ben Salem and A. Nefzaoui (INRAT - Tunisia; ICARDA) [PDF]
gg Nutritive value of cactus pear for cattle in south of Morocco, M. Arba (Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II, Complexe Horticole d’Agadir; Morocco) [PDF]
gg Cactus, a Forage for Camel, A. Ait Hamou (ANADEC/Cactus Premium sarl; Kelaa Sraghna – Morocco) [PDF]
gg Effect of graded levels of prickly pear pads on sheep performance, A. Araba, A. Elaich, B. Sarti (Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II, Rabat, Morocco) [PDF]
gg Use of cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica) rejects silage in sheep feeding: nutritive value and carcass parameters, Bendaou. M, A. Saadi, A. Mouhaddach, A. Abouali & A. El Housni (Centre Régional de la Recherche Agronomique, Rabat, Morocco) [PDF]
gg Silage composed of Opuntia ficus indica f. inermis cladodes, olive cake and wheat bran as alternative feed for Barbarine lambs, S. Abidi, H. Ben Salem, A. Nefzaoui, V. Vasta, A. Priolo (INRAT, Tunisia; ICARDA; University of Catania, Italy) [PDF]
gg Commercialisation of sun-dried cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) cladodes in feedlot diets for Dorper wether lambs, K.L. Shiningavamwe, H.O. de Waal, L.M.J. Schwalbach, W.J. Combrinck and J. Els (University of Free State, South Africa; Ministry of Agriculture, Water & Forestry, Namibia) [PDF]
gg The potential of cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) as animal feed, H. Fouché and G M Engelbrecht (University of the Free State, South Africa) [PDF]
gg Introduction, utilization and future potential of cactus pear in Indian arid zone, P.R. Meghwal, A.K. Patel, M. Patidar and M.M. Roy (Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India) [PDF]
gg Possibility of using discarded prickly pears cactus fruits as a feed for ruminants, A. Araba, A. Boutouba, O. Salhi, K. Aneguay, H. Youssoufi and M. Mouncif (IAV Hassan II, Agence du Sud, Chambre Agriculture d'Oujda, ORMVA Tadla, ENA Meknès) [PDF]
Session 6: Cochineal, pests and diseases
gg Recent findings on cochineal: Towards the integration of its knowledge, L. Portillo (Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico) [PDF]
gg The Opuntia (Cactaceae) and Dactylopius (Hemiptera: Dactylopiidae) in Mexico: a historical perspective of use, interaction and distribution with particular emphasis on chemical and phylogenetic aspects of the Dactylopius species, C. K. Chávez Moreno (UNAM -UMSNH, Mexico) [PDF]
gg An overview of cactus pear production and consumption in Turkey [PDF]
gg Study of antioxydant activity and phenolic composition of the extract of prickly pear cladodes of moroccan origin [PDF]
gg Effect of the cladodes peeling in the functional, technological, chemeical characteristics and bioactive compounds in cladodes powder of Opuntia ficus-indica [PDF]
gg Caractérisation phytochimique des figues de barbarie du sud marocain [PDF]
gg Evaluation of the nutritive value of some Moroccan Opuntia ficus indica ecotypes as a feed for ruminants [PDF]
ggIdentification and quantification of flavonol aglycones in cactus pear (Opuntia ficus indica) fruits using a preparation of cellulase and pectinases[PDF]
gg Innovation requirements for the development of cactus pear growing for export: a new item to be incorporated to the chilean fruit export sector [PDF]
gg Morphological development of cactus pear forage (Opuntia ficus-indica) as affected by plant population and organic fertilization [PDF]
gg Characterization of agro morphological variability for tree Moroccan cactus pears cultivars (Opuntia ficus indica Mill): Moussa, Aïssa and Achefri [PDF]
gg Morphological Variability of Xoconostles or Acidic Cactus Pears (Opuntia spp.) from North Central Mexico [PDF]
gg “Juanita”,“Virreyna” and “Tricolor” New Cactus Pear Cultivars for the Semiarid Highlands of Central Mexico [PDF]
gg Organic fertilization and plant population affects shoot and root biomass of cactus pear forage [PDF]
gg A preliminary protocol to propagate true-to-type and cladode swelling disease-free cactus pear stock plants [PDF]
gg Rooting of cuttings and pads fragments [PDF]
gg The palma para sergipe project cactus pear [PDF]
gg The influence of variety and season on cactus pear fruit quality [PDF]
gg "Mles" and "Draibina" wild populations of cactus pear in Khouribga area [PDF]