Bertholletia excelsa


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Noun1.Bertholletia excelsa - tall South American tree bearing brazil nutsBertholletia excelsa - tall South American tree bearing brazil nuts
brazil, brazil nut - three-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell
nut tree - tree bearing edible nuts
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Embora apresente longevidade na sucessao ecologica e nao seja especie pioneira tipica, Bertholletia excelsa e considerada climax exigente de luz, uma vez que sua regeneracao natural e crescimento inicial na floresta sao dependentes de moderados niveis de irradiancia, tais como os observados em clareiras, normalmente, cercadas por dosseis com alturas variadas (SWAINE; WHITMORE, 1988; MORI; PRANCE, 1990; MYERS et al.
In contrast to what was noted, studies have emphasized that in periods of high food availability (as was observed in the second year of this study), the biggest trend is resource hoarding in opposition to scarcity periods (as noted in the first research year), where agouti seed predation is higher, for example, for Carapa procera (Forget, 1996) and Bertholletia excelsa (Tuck Haugaasen et al.
The Brazilian nut is an edible seed produced by the colossal tree, Bertholletia excelsa (Humb.
He called it Bertholletia excelsa, employing the Latin word for "tall.
Study of selenium distribution in the protein fractions of the Brazil nut, Bertholletia excelsa.
A classic example from a Neotropical forest tree is the strict dependence of Bertholletia excelsa large-seeds, which must be released from an extremely hard pixidium and buried by agoutis in order to have higher chances of germination and successful recruitment (see Peres et al.
Their scientific name is Bertholletia excelsa - after the 18th century French chemist Claude-Louis Berthollet.
When I began my research, virtually nothing had been written about the biology of Bertholletia excelsa the Brazil nut species.
De acordo com PROJETO RADAMBRASIL (1976) na subregiao dos Baixos Platos da FLONA do Tapajos sao encontradas em grande escala as especies florestais Bertholletia excelsa Bonpl.