African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6863

Full Length Research Paper

Study of the variability, correlation and importance of chemical and nutritional characteristics in cactus pear (Opuntia and Nopalea)

Francisco Abel Lemos Alves*
  • Francisco Abel Lemos Alves*
  • Agronomic Institute of Pernambuco, Av. General San Martin, 1371, Bongi, 50761-000, Recife-PE, Brazil.
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Albericio Pereira de Andrade
  • Albericio Pereira de Andrade
  • Federal University of Paraíba, Centre of Agricultural Sciences, Campus II, 58397-000, Areia-PB, Brazil.
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Riselane de Lucena Alcantara Bruno
  • Riselane de Lucena Alcantara Bruno
  • Federal University of Paraíba, Centre of Agricultural Sciences, Campus II, 58397-000, Areia-PB, Brazil.
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Djalma Cordeiro dos Santos
  • Djalma Cordeiro dos Santos
  • Agronomic Institute of Pernambuco, Av. General San Martin, 1371, Bongi, 50761-000, Recife-PE, Brazil.
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  •  Received: 21 March 2016
  •  Accepted: 20 May 2016
  •  Published: 04 August 2016

How to cite this article

APA /
Alves, F. A. L., de Andrade, A. P., Bruno, R. de L. A., & dos Santos, D. C. (2016). Study of the variability, correlation and importance of chemical and nutritional characteristics in cactus pear (Opuntia and Nopalea). African Journal of Agricultural Research, 11(31), 2882-2892.
Chicago /
Francisco Abel Lemos Alves, Albericio Pereira de Andrade, Riselane de Lucena Alcântara Bruno and Djalma Cordeiro dos Santos. "Study of the variability, correlation and importance of chemical and nutritional characteristics in cactus pear (Opuntia and Nopalea)." African Journal of Agricultural Research 11, no. 31 (2016): 2882-2892.
MLA /
Francisco Abel Lemos Alves, et al. "Study of the variability, correlation and importance of chemical and nutritional characteristics in cactus pear (Opuntia and Nopalea)." African Journal of Agricultural Research 11.31 (2016): 2882-2892.