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(Portuguese ɡɔˈjas)
(Placename) a state of central Brazil, in the Brazilian Highlands: contains Brasília, the capital of Brazil. Capital: Goiânia. Pop: 5 210 335 (2002). Area: 341 289 sq km (131 772 sq miles)
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a state in central Brazil. 4,638,800; 247,826 sq. mi. (641,870 sq. km). Cap.: Goiânia.
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Mosaic Fertilizantes, the Brazil-based business unit of Mosaic, announced that it has resumed mining activities at its Catalao mine in the state of Goias. The mine is operating at full capacity.
Thus, the present study aim to evaluate the genetic diversity through the fruit characterization of 137 macaw palm accessions from Goias, Brazil, in order to determine groups of accessions with similar characteristics; to indicate groups of accessions with greater agronomic potential and to identify the accessions that should compose a breeding program.
The state of Goias is considered an emerging producer in the citrus market, both for the quality of its fruits as for its favorable geographical position, which guarantees easy production flow and acceptance of its fruits in consumer markets (CASTRO et al., 2014).
The 27-year former Fluminense player who had loan spells with LA Galaxy, Goias, Sport Recife and Ferroviaria, scored 11 goals in 21 appearances with Hatta this season but couldn't save them from relegation.
As a part of this plan, Ontex Brazil will transfer its manufacturing operation in Aparecida de Goiania to its manufacturing site in Senador Canedo, both in the state of Goias. This will result in a non-recurring pre-tax charge in 2018 of up to EUR30m, of which approximately EUR10m will be a cash cost.
The objective of this study was to determine the seroprevalence of human cysticercosis in serum samples from inhabitants of the municipality of Jatai, Goias state, in the Central-West region of Brazil.
Summary: BrasAaAaAeAeAaAaAeAcAaAaAeAa[degrees]lia [Brazil], Jan 02 (ANI): At least nine peopl been killed and 14 others injured after a prison riot erupted in the central Brazilian state of Goias.
Police in Brazil say at least nine prisoners have been killed in a riot at a jail in the central state of Goias, BBC reports.
We would like to acknowledge the Veterinary and Zootechny School of the Universidade Federal de Goias (UFG) and the Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e Tecnologico (CNPq/Grant: 448905/2014-0 to A.A.S.R.).