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Synonyms for brazil nut

tall South American tree bearing brazil nuts

three-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell

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KEYWORDS / Bolivian Amazon / Brazil-nut forests / Deforestation / Land Use Zoning /
Forests rich in Brazil-nut (Bertholletia excelsa) and rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) cover a large part of Bolivia's Amazonian Pando Department (Figure 1).
Under the Food and Drug Administration's policy Nordlee's results would have required the soybeans' label to disclose that they "contain Brazil-nut protein," unless the company could ensure that the soybeans would never end up in tofu or other soy-based foods.
In this case, the company knew that the Brazil-nut protein could provoke an allergic response," says Marion Nestle, chair of the nutrition department at New York University, who wrote an editorial accompanying the report.
To create methionine-rich tobacco plants, Sun and his associates inserted into tobacco seeds a Brazil-nut gene coding for a protein high in methionine.
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