percentual germinativo das sementes foi de 66% na presença de luz. Os resultados obtidos comprovam a eficácia da utilização de menores comprimentos de Currently, the Southeast region of Brazil is the main producer in the country, but there are many plantations distributed in Brazil, some of which are in the Chapada do Apodí region, the municipalities of Limoeiro do Norte and Quixeré, state of Ceará. Pitaya is a fruit that is becoming promising for cultivation around the world due to the quality of its fruits in terms of taste and their peculiar external shape. The optimum temperature for germination of cacti vary with the species. Para estimar a matriz de coeficientes técnicos e os custos de produção, de 2007 a 2010, os preços de venda foram levantados junto aos varejistas do CEAGESP, e as outras informações foram obtidas em experimento conduzido em área experimental. Resumo Este trabalho foi realizado com o objetivo de analisar o custo de produção do cultivo da pitaia [Hylocereus undatus (Haw.) self-incompatible, this study was conducted with the objective to check the efficiency of self pollination in The columnar candelabra cactus produces small creamy or greenish-white flowers in spring after it has grown to about 2’ feet in height. 1 En México crecen varias especies de Hylocereus. The fruits are medium in size, and vary in skin color from yellow to red with various hues. Fruit can be harvested from 25 to 45 days from flowering; 32 to 35 days was recommended by Nerd et al. climatic conditions of Lavras are important for gathering information that will provide Posteriormente, as estacas foram colocadas em canteiro contendo mistura de terra + esterco de curral (3:1 v/v) como substrato. It can be concluded that is necessary mixing plants of H. undatus with dif-ferent species (H. polyrhizus or S. setaceus) in order to occur fruit set, and the use of H. polyrhizus pollen frutificação; o custo total adubado em três anos com esterco bovino + cama de frango One lineage of climbers in the cactus family, the Hylocereus group of Selenicereus , includes several species that produce edible fruits and is currently cultivated around the world. claro e escuro em parcela subdividida no tempo com oito épocas; 3. efeito dos © 1974 Taylor & Francis, Ltd. The flowers are fragrant and attract pollinators. The optimum temperature for germination of cacti vary with the species. Genetic diversity in f1 descendents of Cereus peruvianus mill. Seventy primer sets were tested for the genetic identification of pitaya, including 50 AG motif and 20 AC motif SSRs. Fruits of vine and columnar cacti are increasingly popular in many countries. crescimento de cladódios laterais; em plantas propagadas por estaquia houve The objective of this paper is to review the literature on the pitaya worldwide and in Brazil, focusing on the management at Chapada do Apodí, to deepen discussions on the possibility of a new culture to explore in the region of Ceará, in the irrigated perimeters, mainly the Irrigation District Jaguaribe-Apodi, dominated by banana plantations. This fact supports our hypothesis that in vitro induced variability may be used for broadening the genetic base of C. peruvianus species. No entanto, se houver abundância, estacas maiores podem proporcionar incrementos superiores em altura, For PH2, the result obtained in 15-25oC didn’t differ of the obtained at 25 oC, however it was superior to the others temperatures. Pereskia aculeata Miller (Cactaceae) is an invasive alien plant from Central and South America that has become a problematic environmental weed in South Africa. manure; cattle manure + granular marine bioclastic; chicken manure + granular marine (2008) encontraram que, para uma temperatura média de 26,1ºC e 73,9 mm de precipitação, a maturação de frutos de pitaya ocorreu entre 25 e 31 dias após a abertura floral. till July 2010. Foram analisados comprimento e diâmetro dos frutos, sólidos solúveis, massa total da casca e da polpa dos frutos. © 2015, International Society for Horticultural Science. These plants, especially when they’re younger, aren’t able to tolerate cooler temperatures very well. Morphological seed traits and germination responses of freshly matured seeds of six species of Pachycereeae: Escontria chiotilla, Myrtillocactus geometrizans, Neobuxbaumia mezcalaensis, N. multiareolata, Pachycereus grandis, and Stenocereus queretaroensis were studied at room temperature in laboratory conditions with the hypothesis that seed size affects germination. Future efforts to improve yellow pitaya production in Taiwan include increasing winter fruit production by enhancing growth of the current year's new shoots through proper canopy management and increasing the size of summer fruit by artificial pollination, fruit thinning, and other means. Description. disposição das peças florais, detalhes do androceu e gineceu, tempo de abertura das However, a more complex picture is emerging in which xeromorphic succulents endemic to arid and semi‐arid regions could be at risk of extinction due to habitat loss and exploitation, while others could become invasive if introduced outside their natural range, thus compounding an existing problem of invasive succulent plant species. 1979; Anderson 2001) and most species are obligate out-crossers, dependent on animal pollination services for reproduction (Ross 1981; Boyle 1997; Mandujano et al. composted cattle manure and chicken manure was R$ 49105.41 ha-1, with R$ total soluble solids in the core region of winter fruits reached 22.7 8Brix, higher than that Cactus flowers are exclusively zoophilic (Grant et al . Na subfamília Hylocereus são conhecidas 16 espécies, sendo as espécies com hábito "trepadeira" com maior distribuição mundial. When kept in an apartment, it rarely branches. Seed germination started 3-6 days after sowing in those species with larger size and mass, whereas the smaller and lighter seeds of E. chiotilla and M. geometrizans required 15 days suggesting a delay in germination, thus seeds were nondormant. grown in Costa Rica, Propagação da Pitaya 'vermelha' por estaquia, Propagation of red pitaya (Hylocereus undatus) by cuttings, Physical and Physiological Changes in Low-Temperature-Stored Pitahaya Fruit (Hylocereus undatus), Morphological changes and self-incompatibility breakdown associated with autopolyploidization in Hylocereus species (Cactaceae), First report of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides on Hylocereus megalanthus in Brazil. Increased worldwide interest in these exotic species has emerged due to their economic potential as an exotic fruit crop Hammer, 2001). Later the cuttings were placed in stonemason containing a soil mixture + corral manure (3:1 v/v) as substrate. The percentage of polymorphic fragments ranged from 62.5% for the primer combination E-AAC × M-CAG to 91.7% for E-ACT × M-CAC. Both, number of seeds per fruit and seed traits (length, width, width/length ratio, and mass) showed statistically significant differences. Seeds are different in shape and testa structure. The constant temperature of 25 °C is the most suitable for the germination of S. megalanthus. The fruits’ texture has been likened to shaved ice, crunchy and juicy, with a subtle tartness and a floral sweetness similar to sugarcane. The process of domestication and agricultural potential of columnar cactus species has been addressed by many authors. Harvesting indices include: color, SSC, TA and days-from-flowering (minimum 32 days). Foram calculados os coeficientes de correlação entre a floração e a ... Britton e Rose) é uma das espécies de pitaia mais comercializadas e cultivadas no mundo, dentre todas as existentes. The similarity among the Southern, Northeastern, and Southwestern regions indicates that the plants of the three regions may be different species of the Cereus genus: Cereus peruvianus or Cereus repandus (Southern region), Cereus jamacaru (Northeastern region), and Cereus hildmaniannus (Southwestern region). Its fruit is spheroid in shape, about 6 × 5 cm, and weighs 60–100 g. When ripe, it has a large amount of reddish mucilaginous endocarp (pulp) that contains its seeds (Munguía‐Rosas, Jácome‐Flores, Sosa, & Quiroz‐Cerón, 2009). composta por quatro estacas, totalizando 80 mudas. Nei identity value calculated between the somaclones was high (I = 0.929) and AMOVA showed higher genetic variation within (96%) than among (4%) the samples of somaclones. The journal operates with a 5-member board, including Michael Adler, Shereen Lerner, Barbara Mills, Steven Sims, and Marisa Elisa Villalpando. America, America Central and America of South. Britton & Rose] sob diferentes fontes de adubos orgânicos, nos três pri-meiros anos após o plantio. comprimentos de raíz foram observadas em casca de café. Se revisaron ejemplares de 12 herbarios nacionales y se hicieron colectas botánicas. Nos testes de vigor, IVG e T50, os melhores resultados foram obtidos nas temperaturas constante de 25°C e alternada de 20–30°C. Since the genetic relationship among regenerated somaclones has not been investigated, current study employed heterologous microsatellite primers to examine the molecular diversity within and among somaclones, showing typical and atypical phenotypes with high morphological divergence. deepen discussions on the possibility of a new culture to explore in the region of Ceará, in the irrigated perimeters, mainly the in other regions. In contrast to the seeds of the more common cactus pear (Opuntia sp. These species originate from tropical This review highlights research needed to develop desert succulents as a sustainable resource in a carbon economy. Vaupel) Moran, is a Columnar type cacti, also known as “cereus type,” grow tall and skinny. In PH1, the temperatures of 25, 30 and 20-30°C presented superiors results to the others. After 60 days, the rooting and survival percentage and number of roots emitted by cutting were evaluated. The fruit is known under several commercial and native names, but "pitahaya" or "pitaya" prevails all around. Como conclusão observou-se que o AIB aumentou a porcentagem de estacas enraizadas e promoveu a melhoria da qualidade do sistema radicular das estacas de pitaya vermelha. In the arid zones of Mexico the columnar cactuses grow, and included in this group are the pitayos (Stenocereus spp), which are distributed in desert environments, ... Pertencente à família Cactaceae, a pitaia é uma espécie frutífera originária da América Central e cultivada em maior escala no Oriente Médio e Ásia. The weight, pulp percentage, and Skin color begins to change 25 to 30 days from flowering in both H. undatus and H. polyhizus. ex. The test lasted 30 days which were appraised the germination percentage, the germination speed index and the average time of germination. Com o surgimento dos primeiros brotos, deu-se início à avaliação dos seguintes The aim of this investigation was to assess the fruit removal patterns of two guilds of frugivores on the fruits of the woolly torch Pilosocereus leucocephalus. JSTOR®, the JSTOR logo, JPASS®, Artstor®, Reveal Digital™ and ITHAKA® are registered trademarks of ITHAKA. Estacas de 25 Foram realizados dois ensaios, o primeiro em esquema fatorial 7x2, sendo sete temperaturas de germinação (15°C, 20°C, 25°C, 30°C, 35°C, 15–25°C e 20–30°C) e três genótipos (Selenicereus setaceus, Hylocereus undatus e Hylocereus polyrhisus) e o segundo em esquema fatorial 3x2, sendo três genótipos e duas radiações (fotoperíodo de 12 horas e ausência de luminosidade). The Sustainability of Arid Agriculture: Trends and Challenges. coefficients between flowering and fruiting were calculated in correlation with climate Building on two centuries' experience, Taylor & Francis has grown rapidlyover the last two decades to become a leading international academic publisher.The Group publishes over 800 journals and over 1,800 new books each year, coveringa wide variety of subject areas and incorporating the journal imprints of Routledge,Carfax, Spon Press, Psychology Press, Martin Dunitz, and Taylor & Francis.Taylor & Francis is fully committed to the publication and dissemination of scholarly information of the highest quality, and today this remains the primary goal. Initial domestication and introduction programs were aimed at producing the know-how for developing the appropriate agricultural techniques for profitable and sustainable cultivation of these species as fruit crops. We recorded a high proportion of damaged ﬂowers in the studied bovino, areia e terra); 4. experimento em campo com mudas propagadas por estaquia 2010). A potential biological control agent, the stem-wilter, Catorhintha schaffneri Brailovsky & Garcia (Coreidae), was collected in southern Brazil and imported into quarantine in South Africa. It is sometimes called … The trait has arisen repeatedly among flowering plant lineages: thousands of succulent species representing immense taxonomic diversity are found on all continents except the polar regions. Columnar cacti are defined as upright, cylinder-shaped cacti which may or may not have branches. Access supplemental materials and multimedia. The dragon fruit is a self-compatible cultivar in Vietnam (Mizrahi et al., 1997; Nerd and Mizrahi, 1997). parâmetros: altura da muda em cm (AL), número de brotos (NB), comprimento e diâmetro do primeiro broto emitido (CPB e DBI) e Após a extração, as sementes foram secadas à sombra sobre papel germitest durante 48 horas, atingindo umidade de ≈10,1%. ResearchGate has not been able to resolve any references for this publication. through proper canopy management and increasing the size of summer fruit by artificial The environmental conditions occurring during fruit The experimental design used was completely randomized with four replications, where fruits were collected at 25, 30, 35 and 40 days after anthesis, followed by pulp removal to acquire seeds. and in plants propagated by vegetative cuttings was found a grew between the annual The Microbiological (yeasts plus molds and total counts) and physicochemical (pH, total soluble solids, color, phenolic compounds, betalains, and antioxidant activity) characteristics were evaluated in fresh and processed juices. As conclusion, were observed that IBA increased the rooting percentage and promoted the improvement of the quality of roots of red pitaya cuttings. Kiva, The Journal of Southwest Anthropology and History was founded by the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society in the 1930s as an outlet for publishing the bourgeoning archaeological work on the southwest United States and northwest Mexico. This collection will enable further development of this group of species for sustainable agriculture in semi-arid and arid zones. A 28% increase in respiration rate was also recorded, while production of ethanol and acetaldehyde increased 37 and 35 times. Morphological Seed Traits and Germination of Six Species of Pachycereeae (Cactaceae), Evaluation of pitaya plants (Stenocereus spp) of natural populations of Monte Escobedo, Zacatecas, Determinação do turno de rega para a produção de mudas de pitaia em ambiente protegido, R&D of pitahayas - Dragonfruit - Vine cacti: Limitations and challenges and the current global market, High Temperatures and Net CO2 Uptake, Growth, and Stem Damage for the Hemiepiphytic Cactus Hylocereus undatus, Undervalued potential of crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) for current and future agricultural production, Fruit characteristics during growth and ripening of different Hylocereus genotypes, Comparison of morphological and chemical fruit traits from different pitaya genotypes (Hylocereus sp.) The used genotypes were: Hylocereus undatus (PB), H. polyrhizus (PV), Selenicereus megalanthus (PA), H. undatus x H. costaricensis (PH1) and H. costaricensis x H. undatus (PH2). Thriving in USDA zone 9, the fruit of the columnar cactus (Cereus peruvianus) is medium in size, smooth and without spines. Therefore, start your day by eating cactus fruit for healthier life. O objetivo deste trabalho foi determinar o melhor comprimento da estaca para a produção de mudas de pitaia (Hylocereus flores, período da antese, tempo de evolução da gema floral até a maturação do fruto, e Atualmente, as espécies mais cultivadas no mundo são a Hylocereus undatus (pitaya de casca vermelha) e a Selenicereus megalanthus (pitaya de casca amarela), ... respectively (Yáñez et al., 2005;Beltrán-Orozco et al., 2009). (MIZRAHI; NERD; NOBEL, 1997; NERD; TEL-ZUR; ... . O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar características físico-químicas dos frutos de 21 acessos de duas espécies de pitaya, Hylocereus undatus e Selenicereus setaceus. Pitahaya fruits were stored at 4 ±2ºC and 8 ±2ºC for 5, 10, 16, or 21 d. At the end of each low-temperature storage period the fruits were removed from cold storage and kept at 26 ±2ºC and RH 72 ±2% for 0, 3, or 6 d. An additional group of fruits (used as reference) was kept under environmental conditions (6 d at 26±2ºC). Numerous successful examples exist of domestication of new breeding species with high water-use efficiencies and resistance to drought and salinity. For H. polyrhizus, constant temperatures of 20, 25 to 30°C are suitable for seed germination. For the hybrid H. costaricensis x H. undatus, constant temperature of 25 °C and alternating 15-25°C are suitable for seed germination. Alternatively, the accessions may belong to one species in the process of speciation. Hylocereus en un género americano de importancia hortícola por sus frutos comestibles. O segundo ensaio foi conduzido a temperatura constante de 25°C. Large areas on the Pacific side from Sinaloa to Costa Rica were predicted as favourable for cultivating the studied three species. ©2000-2021 ITHAKA. years of observations was not notice the reproductive period beginning on those plants Cada uma dessas parcelas foi in vitro, para evitar la extinción de estas especies y la degradación genética; así como, instituir la producción de material de propagación y el cultivo intensivo de la pitahaya, con lo cual se podrá acortar la fase juvenil de este frutal exótico de alto valor nutritivo y medicinal. Its fruit is the most vitamin C, phosphorus and calcium helps to develop beautiful in the family Cacataceae with an immense shape, strong bones, teeth and skin  and contain essential bright red skin studded with green scales, no surface fatty acids, i.e., 48% linoleic acid and 1.5% linolenic acid seeds , ... (T ). POLLINATION ECOLOGY OF STENOCEREUS QUERETAROENSIS (CACTACEAE), A CHIROPTEROPHILOUS COLUMNAR CACTUS, IN A TROPICAL DRY FOREST OF MEXICO1 CARLOS N. IBARRA-CERDEN˜A,2 LUIS I. IN˜IGUEZ-DA´VALOS,3,4 AND VI´CTOR SANCHEZ-CORDERO2 2Departamento de Zoologı´a, Instituto de … The article reviews the present state-of-the-art in water management and irrigation research, including recycling of effluents. The obtained SSR markers and clarified genetic background information may facilitate future breeding of pitaya. observations related to biometrical parameters analysis’ and their connections with the The most valuable change observed was the breakdown of the self-incompatibility system in the H. monacanthus autotetraploid lines. In addition, for S. undatus the most important hosts, three species of mesquite legume trees were significant to forecast suitable areas for planting. The environmental conditions occurring during fruit development at the evaluated period, influenced fruit quality. The columnar cactus Cereus jamacaru is single-stemmed at its base and has a bluish-green color. Brix), ascorbic acid Pitahayas, dragonfruit and vine cacti are the popular names used to describe the species belonging to the genus Hylocereus. Germination preliminary for descriptive O genótipo de Selenicereus setaceus apresentou maior porcentagem de germinação e vigor em todas as temperaturas testadas. variação no número de costelas (3 a 6). With this work, we aimed to evaluate the seeds germination of pitaya genotypes under different temperatures. In Israel, since the 1980s, an intensive program has been undertaken with the objective of introducing these species as new exotic fruit crops, ... Several exotic fruit species that thrive in the drylands are bringing excellent prices in world markets. Horticultural Maturity Indices: A common index of maturity is skin color change to almost full red (Nerd et al., 1999). comprimento do segundo broto (CSB). After 60 days, the rooting and survival percentage and number of roots emitted by cutting were evaluated. In this study, we developed simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers to assess the genetic diversity of pitaya accessions collected in Okinawa prefecture. Correlation Columnar cactus varieties. This species is known for its delicious and attractive red fruit (Fig. Saguaros grow from 3–16 m (10–52 ft) tall, and up to 75 cm (30 in) in diameter. da raiz; comprimento e número de cladódios da haste principal e laterais, estrutura e Potassium fertilization increased production and provided a better quality of pitaya fruits.K2O fertilization should be from 106.0 to 133.3 g K2O in the first year and 200 g K2O in the second and third years after planting. Penz. The saguaro is the variety most people imagine when they picture the desert of the southwestern United States. Dentre as espécies de frutíferas com potencial econômico destaca-se a pitaia, pela rusticidade e resistência às adversidades climáticas, podendo ser implantada em espaços pedregosos e não mecanizáveis. In the fruit, the following were evaluated: fruit weight, pulp weight, peel weight, polar diameter, equatorial diameter, firmness, total sugars, reducing sugars, pH, titratable acidity and protein content in seeds and pulp. The variables evaluated were percentage of fruit set and physical and chemical characteristics (length, diameter, total weight, flesh weight, skin weight, percentage of flesh pulp, peel thickness, pH value, total soluble solids content ((o)Brix), ascorbic acid content, titratable acidity, ST/AT ratio) and the period from pollination to fruit ripening (days). Today, Kiva is an internationally recognized professional journal and the key publication for southwest archaeologists. Pitaya (Hylocereus sp. 14.014,59 no período de 2007/2010. the highest correlations with flowering and fruiting. The one uniting element is that these cacti are taller than they are wide. WINE Wine, called imdm ?amdaX 'its-fruit wine', is made from the fruit of card6n, organ-pipe, pitahaya agria, or sahuaro. O custo total por hectare cultivado com pitaia adubado em três anos com esterco bovino + cama de frango foi R$ 49.105,41, receita R$ 63.120,00, lucro R$ 14.014,59, no período de 2007/2010. The following were evaluated in the plant: stem diameter, plant height, number of shoots per plant and number of fruits per shoot. There was ... Cereus peruvianus, popularly known in Brazil as mandacaru, is a common ornamental cactus species found in gardens of tropical and subtropical countries. The farm-gate-price of 4 US$/kg was far beyond that commanded by any common fruit crop exported from Israel. escuintlensis muestra intervalos más estrechos mientras que H. ocamponis e H. purpusii coexisten en condiciones similares. cama de frango, esterco bovino + granulados marinhos bioclásticos, cama de frango + O cultivo de espécies frutíferas é uma opção de diversificação para agricultura familiar em pequenas propriedades, absorvendo intensa mão de obra familiar e possibilitando um alto rendimento econômico por área. Recent advances in technology and genomic resources provide tools to understand and realize the tremendous potential for using CAM crops to produce climate-resilient agricultural commodities in the future. It is suggested that external color (hue angle) and respiration rate are objective, useful, and consistent variables for measuring chilling injury in pitahaya fruits. Hylocereus aff. (Cactaceae). The Nei's identity value between the accessions of mandacaru was 0.6348–0.8343 for plants from the Southern and Northeastern regions, 0.6348–0.6529 between accessions from the Southwestern and Northeastern regions, and 0.6193–0.6944 between accessions from the Southern and Southwestern regions. ... Estudos de sistemas reprodutivos conduzidos em Israel mostram que Hylocereus spp. Estacas de Pitaya 'vermelha' foram coletadas de plantas matrizes e padronizadas com 15,0 e 25,0 cm de comprimento, sendo que metade da quantidade das estacas foi imersa em solução de 3000 mg L-1 de AIB por vinte segundos (imersão rápida) e a outra metade não. It sprouts mostly in winter and flowers in late spring and There was no fruit set in auto-pollinated flowers, although cross-pollinated flowers with H. polyrhizus and S. setaceus pollen the fruit set was 100%. frutificação com os parâmetros climáticos, para identificar relações entre variáveis Therefore, dragon fruits are corroborated as promising fruits in view of climate change. As the fruit matures, acidity reaches a peak just as the skin color change occurs, then declines 25 to 30 days after flowering (Nerd et al., 1999; Le et al., 2000a). This research provides important information on the horticultural value of vine cacti autopolyploid lines. showed variable ribs amount (3-6). The flowers were Palavras-chave adicionais: Pitahaya; análise econômica; produtividade. The vine-cacti genotypes introduced to Israel came from botanical gardens, private cacti collections, and from the wild and the Israeli breeding program performed at Ben-Gurion University has focused on improving fruit traits, ... 2002) in addition to the well-known ornamental value of their flowers. The 16 primers generated 222 reproducible fragments of which 65 were polymorphic in R0 plants and 103, 100, 80 and 108 were polymorphic in R1 plants of S3, S9, S48 and S71, respectively. exotic fruit market in Europe and the United States, being cultivated in various parts of the world. Frutic., Jaboticabal - SP, v. 36, n. 1, p. 068-078, Março 2014 68 Cereus Peruvianus (KouBo) neW cactus FruIt For the World 1 yoSeF MizRahi2 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 There is a big confusion about both botanical and commercial names and there is a need to clear this point. breeding and other horticultural characteristics of this unique crop. We assessed fruit pulp removal in two Some can reach 60 feet high or more as they age. Pitaya is a fruit that has a high economic and nutritional potential, and these Two MIROC climatic future models, one optimistic (ssp216) and a pessimistic (ssp585) were selected and 554 records from Mexico and Central America were gathered. Cereus peruvianus), the Peruvian apple cactus, is a large, erect, thorny columnar cactus found in South America. In the chapter, the cytology, breeding systems, environmental constraints, horticultural aspects, and commercialization of the main cultivated species are examined. (2006), as pitaias são agrupadas em quatro gêneros principais, sendo eles: Stenocereus, Cereus, Selenicereus e Hylocereus. Six species of columnar cacti (Family Cactaceae, Tribe Cereeae) are native to the Seri region of western Sonora, Mexico. Fruticultura. (Cactaceae) with High Morphological Divergence May Generate New Varieties of Ornamental Cacti and Provide Relevant Chemical Compounds, New Fruit Crops With High Water Use Efficiency, Temperatura na germinação de sementes de genótipos de pitaya, Genetic relationships among accessions of mandacaru (Cereus spp. Light effect on germination in CRD, with light and dark treatments in a The aim of this study was to evaluate the physiological, biochemical and health quality of pitaya seeds with different stages of fruit maturation. The primary benefit of CAM in agriculture is high water use efficiency that allows for reliable crop yields even in drought conditions. The results showed that pitaya seeds reach their full physiological maturity at 40 days after anthesis, the same period during which heat resistant proteins LEA are expressed higher. total soluble solids of winter fruits were significantly higher than those of summer fruits. But, there are many other columnar cacti that come in different shapes … Hylocereus undatus, which is native to tropical forests experiencing moderate temperatures, would not be expected to tolerate the extremely high temperatures that can be tolerated by cacti native to deserts. The used genotypes were: Hylocereus undatus (PB), H. polyrhizus (PV), Selenicereus megalanthus (PA), H. undatus x H. costaricensis (PH1) and H. costaricensis x H. undatus (PH2). It can be concluded that phenological observations The presence of a reservoir of water to sustain metabolism under drought conditions is a conceptually simple, but remarkably complex, adaptation in the plant kingdom known broadly as succulence. Until 1994, only scarce research existed on these plants; however the worldwide interest in this novel fruit crop is evident, as numbers of pitaya-related publications have grown rapidly, especially during the past decade. cultura da pitaia baseados nos dados observados de março de 2007 até julho de 2010. Os acessos 02 e 05 da espécie H. undatus destacam-se por apresentarem maiores comprimento, diâmetro e massa dos frutos, comparando com os dos demais acessos. Após 60 dias, foram avaliados as porcentagens de estacas enraizadas e de estacas vivas, e o número de raízes emitidas por estaca. 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