Recalcitrance and contamination of Mahogany and Spanish cedar stem tissues are the main causes of ineffective micropropagation of both species in vitro by nodal explants excised from mature donor plants.
Single nodal explants were taken from stems of 10year-old Mahogany and Spanish cedar plants, which were maintained in a greenhouse.
Seeds were obtained from a Spanish cedar progeny from Pococi, Limon, Costa Rica.
In fact, some systemic insecticides, such as methomyl and carbofuran, have been applied in pellet form at planting of Spanish cedar trees and provided complete control of H.
With the help of her field assistant, Antonio Coral, Frederickson planted saplings of a common Amazonian tree called Spanish cedar
in about ten devil's gardens and then monitored the ants' behavior.
Only five of Tabacalera Perdomo's torcedors are permitted to handcraft this commemorative cigar, which are stocked in an aerated Spanish cedar
The box is inlaid with exotic woods and lined with Spanish cedar
The company manufactures and markets mahogany, Spanish cedar
and other hardwood forest products worldwide.
The list of available species will initially include: African mahogany, genuine mahogany, Brazilian cherry, Caribbean rosewood, Spanish cedar
, ipe, sapele, utile/ sipo, teak, tigerwood, wenge and zebrawood.
The specie has been traditionally propagated by seeds in nurseries, similar to Spanish cedar
However, this potential is currently constrained due to the depletion of Bolivia's top commercial timber species (mahogany, Spanish cedar, and South American oak).
Many of these forests have been mined for three species of timber: mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla), Spanish cedar (Cedrela odorata), and South American oak (Amburana cearensis).
Hypsipyla grandella larvae were taken from colonies maintained at CATIE, where they were initially reared on tender foliage of Spanish cedar
(Cedrela odorata) and later transferred to an artificial diet (Vargas and Shannon, unpublished).
They also make cigar humidors of Spanish cedar
and liquor display and dispensing items for use in elegant hotel bars.
Several salesmen of exotic woods said the marked increase in popularity of Spanish cedar
is directly due to the fact that fine cigars are now in vogue.