babassu palm

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Related to babassu palm: Orbignya phalerata
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tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory

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Marandu and the tree species was babassu palm Attalea speciosa Martius, which was already established on the property.
2016a), affects animal performance in silvipastoral systems formed by babassu palm trees.
2015), in silvopastoral systems formed by Marandu grass with different densities of palm trees, the silvopastoral systems favor the soil microbial biomass and activity, because they reported that the microbial C, microbial N, microbial biomass: organic carbon ratio showed higher values in soils at high density of babassu palm trees, which favors the soil mineralization, increasing the fertility.
28 (1) Babassu palm tree density: MC = Grass monoculture (no tree); LD = Low density (80 trees [ha.
Babassu palm in the agroforestry systems in Brazil's mid-North region.
And babassu palms are not available in large numbers.
The shifting cultivator peasants in Sao Manoel integrate swidden fields for annual cropping, the extraction of babassu palm products, and pastures for cattle ranching.
A species that grows sparsely in the original habitat of primary forests, the babassu palm (Attalea speciosa, formerly Orbignya phalerata), (5) proliferates after land clearing, and constitutes a dramatic example of "oligarchic forests" in the Amazon (Peters, 1992; Peters et al.
A Modern Tragedy of the Non-Commons: Agro-Industrial Change and Equity in Brazil's Babassu Palm Zone, PhD Dissertation, Cornell University.
The babassu palm, which grows in the Brazilian Amazon, is harvested sustainably to provide a natural oil for use in Aveda hair conditioners and as a cleansing ingredient in shampoos.
The babassu palm (Attalaea phalerata) reaches an average density of 200 trees per hectare in the state of Maranhao, but lower densities were reported in the states of Piaui, Goias-Tocantins, and Mato Grosso (5), where babassu trees number an estimated 11 x [10.
The babassu palm is native to the central western, northern, and northeastern regions of Brazil.
Because there have been few studies of this species of Arecaceae to date, there is a lack of knowledge on the germination processes and the techniques that will enable the conservation of the babassu palm.
The seeds of this species showed an orthodox behavior, tolerating desiccation to low water contents, which can further facilitate their storage and extend the conservation of the babassu palm with the goal of replacing natural populations.