Prof. Yosef Mizrahi Achievements In Desert Research

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Ripening fruits of Hylocereus polyrhizus (climbing cactus) under cultivation in the Israeli Negev Desert. Exported to Europe since 1996 as red Eden fruit.

 
Export box + Fruits of yellow Pitaya Selenicereus megalanthus . Exported to Europ since 1999

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Ripening fruits of Hylocereus undutus (climbing cactus) under cultivation in the Israeli Negev Desert. Exported to Europe since 1996 as white Eden fruit.

 
Fruiting cactus of Cereus penuvianus of 2 years old plantation in the Israeli Negev Desert. Exported to Europe since 1997 as Koubo cactus fruit.

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Ripening fruits of Cereus penuvianus under cultivation in the Israeli Negev Desert

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The picture was taken on 31 December 1999 and shows out-of-season flowering of Opuntia ficus-indica. We are able to produce Opuntia fruits for 11 months of the year.

 

Last Updated: 20/12/2005