bio fuel from prickly pear

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Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:34 pm

Hi there

I have just read a book my an old writer for the Cape Times namely the great Lawrence G green ...

Who writes about taking a trip up from Cape Town to Harare in a car running of fuel made by Prickly Pear!

I think this is a great idea as prickly pear grows thickly around South Africa as an Alien invasive

has anyone heard anything more about this in recent years?

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Wed Jul 14, 2010 10:51 pm

Stook ja.... maar nie vir PETROL nie!!

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Thu Jul 15, 2010 2:54 pm

Should be possible but more viable would be the american aloe that they make tequila from as can be harvested at any time of year.

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Mon Aug 02, 2010 4:32 pm

Yeah the Agave cactus

But if you can do it with that then we have enough prickly pear

There is too much of that around

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