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Prickly pears: 'humble' cactus brings hope to Algeria

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Phys.org

Publication Date
2019-02-15

For generations Algerians like the Gueldasmi family have barely eked out a living growing prickly pear fruits, but thanks to the cactus's new found virtues their lives are steadily improving."Now, my future is here. There is no need to go abroad" to find work, said Fethi Gueldasmi, 40, whose family's revenues have been growing thanks to what agronomists and biologists now call the "green gold".

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https://phys.org/news/2019-02-prickly-pears-humble-cactus-algeria.html