Dry Weight (Biomass) References
Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill. [Prickly Pear]

Cui, M., Miller, P.M. and Nobel, P.S. 1993. CO2 exchange and growth of the crassulacean acid metabolism plant Opuntia ficus-indica under elevated CO2 in open-top chambers. Plant Physiology 103: 519-524.

Cui, M. and Nobel, P.S. 1994. Gas exchange and growth responses to elevated CO2 and light levels in the CAM species Opuntia ficus-indica. Plant, Cell and Environment 17: 935-944.

Gomez-Casanovas, N., Blanc-Betes, E., Gonzalez-Meler, M.A. and Azcon-Bieto, J. 2007. Changes in respiratory mitochondrial machinery and cytochrome and alternative pathway activities in response to energy demand underlie the acclimation of respiration to elevated CO2 in the invasive Opuntia ficus-indica. Plant Physiology 145: 49-61.

Nobel, P.S. and de Cortazar, V.G. 1991. Prediction and measurement of high annual productivity for Opuntia ficus-indica. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 56: 261-272.

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