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Synonyms for coconut

the edible white meat of a coconut

large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk

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CRB eggs and larvae had occasionally been found developing in detritus captured in the crowns of coconut palms in Guam, but we had considered this to be a rare occurrence.
Reports of the presence of triatomines in commercial coconut palms, and more specifically the sympatric presence of R.
Nevis, the resort sits along the pristine sands of Pinney's Beach amid tall, swaying coconut palms.
Regis Resort, Bahia Beach will be built directly along the ocean among towering coconut palms and lush tropical foliage and surrounded by a new oceanfront Robert Trent Jones, Jr.
The awarded contractor shall provide all necessary labor, management, supervision, trucks, gas, oil, safety equipment, and any other materials and equipment necessary to inject each of the estimated 2,382 Town-owned coconut palms and single-trunked date palm varieties three times per year, and apply an Imidicloprid-based insecticide for control of Royal Palm Bug twice per year & fertilizer applications three-times per year to each of the estimated 550 Royal Palms on Town-owned properties and Right-of-Ways.
It's Baros in the middle of the Indian Ocean (4u25 N 73u30 E to be precise), which has swaying coconut palms, white coral sands and a land mass so small you could walk right around it in 15 minutes.
Banana plants growing intercropped with coconut palms are especially susceptible to mite infestation and their protection through the use of 'Cavendish' type banana plants genetically resistant to the mite was recently demonstrated (Rodrigues & Irish 2011).
DURAPALM (shown in Midnight Palm) Harvested From coconut palms, this wood is slightly stronger than oak.
But in the 1970s, the lethal yellowing (LY) phytoplasma devastated the coconut canopy of South Florida and, by 1983, had destroyed about 100,000 coconut palms.
There were pineapples (called Kona whites), papayas, bananas, mangos, figs, coconut palms.
Young says the minimalist garden, in which wonderfully spare and sculptural coconut palms and bamboo are carefully placed in geometric groupings that echo the Guy Peterson-designed residence's architecture, "celebrates the balance between the built and natural environment.
As part of this showcase for sustainability, there are more than 10,000 plants from many climatic zones (including huge kapok trees, coconut palms and Saint Helena ebony, once thought extinct).
The Hotel Sanur Beach is right on the beach front and is surrounded by tropical gardens and shaded by coconut palms.
Aero Costa Rica's passengers enjoy an adventure of world renowned beaches, visiting quaint villages, swimming, diving, snorkeling, enjoying the world's best deep sea fishing, sailing, bicycling, bird watching and exploring the beautiful sun drenched paradise, abounding with powdered sandy beaches, shaded by lovely swaying coconut palms and surrounded by crystal clear water.
Moreover, she said farmers had to be taught basic scientific methods for sustenance of the coconut palms for better yields for commercial viability.