Category Archives: Carbon capturing


Several factors can influence the carbon-capturing potential of Opuntia species. These factors play a significant role in determining the efficiency and effectiveness of Opuntia in sequestering carbon…

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Carbon Capturing Opuntia

Opuntia, a prickly pear cactus, employs a unique photosynthetic pathway called Crassulacean Acid Metabolism (CAM) to capture and store carbon dioxide (CO₂). The CAM pathway allows Opuntia…

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