"African oil palm
plantations require warm temperatures, sunlight and plenty of rain to maximise the crop production," explains Peter Pinchot, chief executive officer of Whole Forest, an organisation dedicated to conserving threatened tropical forests, building strong forestry economies and supplying carbon-negative hardwood surfaces.
Palm oil is a vegetable fat extracted from palm trees, particularly the West African oil palm
, a tree which was introduced to South-east Asia in the 19th century.
kamerunicus or in the physiology of the African oil palm
under the influence of climatic factors that differ in the various countries where this crop is produced.
This paper joins that effort by tracing the formation of African oil palm
(Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) landscapes in Bahia, Brazil.
The main species cultivated are the African oil palm
(Elaeis guineensis), the coconut tree (Cocos nucifera), the date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) and the betel nut palm (Areca catechu) with 14.585.811, 11.208.072, 1.264.611 and 834,878 hectares respectively in 2008 (FAO, 2010).
African oil palm
is the cultivated oil plant that presents the highest yields of palm oil, used for cosmetics (Fiorese 2008, Natura 2010), food and biofuel and has social (Homma et al.
in April to revise its TV commercial that shows an African oil palm
farm and said the detergent made with palm oil as its main ingredient is friendly to the environment.
Some times the pattern involves bananas, sometimes cattle, maybe citrus, African oil palm
, or rubber trees--a variety of commodifies, similar politically if quite distinct biologically.
The African oil palm
(Elaeis guineensis Jacq.; Arecales: Arecaceae) is one of the most important oil producing plants yielding 4 to 6 tonnes of oil/ha/ yr in Brazil and 8 to 10 tonnes of oil/ha/yr in Asia (Camillo et al.
Key words: African oil palm
, agricultural land, capuchins, Cebus capucinus, diet, habitar use, living fence rows.
Palm oil is a type of vegetable oil extracted from the fruits of trees called African oil palms
. Once native to west and south west Africa, they are now planted and mass farmed across southeast Asia specifically to produce palm oil on huge plantations.
It is made from the trees called African oil palms
, which are found in Tropical rainforrests.