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Pa·ra·í·ba

 (păr′ə-ē′bə, pä′rä-ē′bä) also Paraíba do Sul (do͝o so͞ol′)
A river, about 1,045 km (650 mi) long, of southeast Brazil emptying into the Atlantic Ocean near Campos.

Paraíba

(Portuguese paraˈiba)
n
1. (Placename) a state of NE Brazil, on the Atlantic: consists of a coastal strip, with hills and plains inland; irrigated agriculture. Capital: João Pessoa. Pop: 3 494 893 (2002). Area: 56 371 sq km (21 765 sq miles)
2. (Placename) Also called: Paraíba do Sul a river in SE Brazil, flowing southwest and then northeast to the Atlantic near Campos. Length: 1060 km (660 miles)
3. (Placename) Also called: Paraíba do Norte a river in NE Brazil, in Paraíba state, flowing northeast and east to the Atlantic. Length: 386 km (240 miles)
4. (Placename) the former name (until 1930) of João Pessoa

Pa•ra•í•ba

(ˌpær əˈi bə)

n.
a state in NE Brazil. 3,305,562; 21,760 sq. mi. (56,360 sq. km). Cap.: João Pessoa.
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Durante las estaciones seca y lluviosa, las frutas y semillas del ojoche (Brosimum alicastrum), gallinazo (Schizolobium parahyba), palma real (Scheelea rostrata) y javillo (Hura crepitans) eran especies de alto consumo.
Platymiscium "cachimbo" Chap, Sel A pinnatum (Jacq.) Dugand Pterocarpus rohrii "sangregrado", Chap, Sel A Vahl "sangredrago", "palo de drago" Schizolobium "pichu", "judio" Chap A parahyba (Vell.) S.F.
Merril), caramboleiras (Averrhoa carambola L.), urucuzeiro (Bixa orelana L.), plantas citricas (Citrus), mamoeiros - mamaopapaia (Carica papaya L.), coqueiros--coco-da-bahia (Cocos nucifera Linn), gliricidia (Gliricidia sepium (Jacq.) Kunth ex Walp), bananeiras (Musa pariadisiaca), guapuruvu ou ficheira (Schizolobium parahyba (Vell.) S.F.
Ya Lobao, Costa, Almonacid y Tomazello (2012) encontraron la misma variacion para arboles de Schizolobium parahyba tanto en una reserva experimental como en un parque zoobotanico en Brasil; tambien, Medina, Dionisio, Laffitte, Andia y Rivera (2013) cuando estudiaron la variacion radial y axial de longitud de fibras de la especie Nothofagus nervosa de la Patagonia Argentina encontraron que aumento de manera significativa en sentido radial de medula a corteza.
Flavonoids isolated from Schizolobium parahyba have been shown to inhibit the proteolytic, hemorrhagic, and necrotizing activities of B.
(2012) also found significant influence of spacing on diameter growth at soil level and canopy area of six forest species: Anadenanthera macrocarpa, Schinus terebinthifolius, Schizolobium parahyba, Inga marginata, Cordia sp.
El sistema "Cacao agroforestal" (CA), donde el cacao (Theobroma cacao) es el principal cultivo, y esta asociado con otros frutales como los citricos (Citrus spp.) y bananos (Musa spp.), tambien incluyen especies maderables como mara (Swietenia macrophylla) y serebo (Schizolobium parahyba).
(2017) recomendaron tubetes de 300 [cm.sup.3] para la especie Shizolobium parahyba al compararlos con contenedores de 50 y 110 [cm.sup.3].
parahyba we observed a mean solar radiation flux of 13.50 MJ [day.sup.-1] and 12.98 MJ [day.sup.-1] for the crop years 2013/14 and 2014/15.
Commercial substrate and vermiculite probably provided more favorable conditions to plant growth than the sand, due to the aeration, greater moisture retention, chemical composition and temperature maintenance, as reported for Schizolobium parahyba by Martins et al.