African oil palm


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Related to African oil palm: Elaeis guineensis
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oil palm of Africa

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"These are the precise environmental conditions that naturally support rainforests, so African oil palm is grown almost entirely in areas where the rainforest is cleared to establish the plantations -- deforestation," he tells Weekend Review from his base in Hamden, Connecticut.
The number of Elaeidobius kamerunicus pollinating weevils visiting male inflorescences on each of the 7 d of during the anthesis period of the African oil palm. Each data point in the figure is presented as the mean [+ or -] SE.
The number of Elaeidobius kamerunicus pollinating weevils per spikelet on each of the first 6 d of the anthesis period of male inflorescences of the African oil palm. Each data point in the figure is presented as the mean [+ or -] SE.
The number of Elaeidobius kamerunicus pollinating weevils visiting male inflorescences at various hours of the 3rd day of anthesis of male inflorescences of the African oil palm. Each data point in the figure is presented as the mean [+ or -] SE.
African oil palm, Afro-Brazilian, resistance, African diaspora, Columbian Exchange
Long essential in many West and Central African societies, the African oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) and its products diffused to the Neotropics as early African contributions to the Columbian Exchange.
Today semi-wild, or subspontaneous, stands of African oil palm dominate the area as secondary vegetation in the Atlantic forest (mata atlantica) biome.
With the objective of studying the different situations in which the palm trees are used we will present the case of the African oil palm as an example of a crop with an important investment in the development of plant breeding, machinery, agrochemicals, tissue culture, oil fractionation and oil chemistry (CORLEY & TINKER, 2003); and more recently in molecular genetics and genetic engineering.
The African oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) is endemic of the tropical rain forests of the central and western Africa, spreading over Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and Zaire.
The African oil palm is the oil crop of highest yield, with yield averages of 3-4 tons per hectare by year of mesocarp oil.
comm.), far below the 80% obtained for African oil palm seeds (Nunes et al.
Lepidopteran pests can damage African oil palm plants in South America; control of such pests with chemical pesticides, can cause environmental and socioeconomic problems (Zeddam et al.
Diet: The study troop consumed 24 species of plants, including four agricultural plants: African oil palm fruit (Elaeis guineensis), mango (Mangifera indica), coconut (Cocos nucifera), and bananas (Musa sp.).
Agricultural plants (mangos, African oil palm, and bananas) in our study probably replaced many plant species found by Chapman and Fedigan (1990).
It has planted 306,360 rubber trees and 7,980 African Oil Palms, which translates to at least 622 hectares of reforested land.
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