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crabwood

(ˈkræbˌwʊd)
n
1. (Plants) a tropical American meliaceous tree, Carapa guianensis
2. (Forestry) the wood of this tree, used for construction
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Minister highlighted efforts of three women in Annai, Region 9 who started producing coconut, lemon grass and crabwood oils and although it took years before acquiring a real income, they remained committed and today with support, is producing the Rupununi Essence a facial line that continues to make waves across the country.
Record of the occurrence of Hypsipyla ferrealis e Hypsipyla grandella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in crabwood Carapaguianensis, Meliaceae) in Macapa, AP--Brazil.
guianensis is commonly known as andiroba but can also be known as karapa, krapa, or crabwood, among other popular names.
Amerindian complaints about the destructive nature of uncontrolled forest harvesting were documented from 1815 onwards and may have been directed primarily at the selective felling of purpleheart (Peltogyne venosa) and crabwood (Carapa guianensis) trees (Menezes 1988, 355).
First Report of Phanerotoma bennetti Muesebeck (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Cheloninae) Parasitizing Hypsipyla grandella (Zeller) and Hypsipyla ferrealis Hampson (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) in Crabwood in Brazil.
The area has large areas of swamp, and hosts extensive forests of commercially valuable greenheart, mora, crabwood, wallaba and bulletwood.
Stephen Hermeston, president and CEO, said, 'This 3D seismic program has been designed to better image the up-dip limits of the Eagle Deep stratigraphic play at the Turonian and Campanian and to cover the two early Cretaceous, Albian prospects (Crabwood and Kabukalli) which are underlying the Company's 100 percent owned Corentyne offshore Petroleum Prospecting License (PPL) and for which CGX obtained an independent resources evaluation report from DeGolyer and MacNaughton of Dallas earlier this year that provided a total best estimate (P50) of prospective resources of 325 million barrels of oil.
PHONE HOME: Alien face at Crabwood (above), swirls at Beacon Hill in Hampshire (top right) and a Mayan design at All Cannings.
Hinckley's Bill Harris (53-24) took sixth place in the Sheffield Phoenix CC '25' at Ranby, Tim Puffer clocking 56-52, while Andy Turner (21-15) finished sixth behind British champion Michael Hutchinson (In-Gear RT), 19-26, in the senior section of the Crabwood CC '10' at Andover, Hampshire.
The investment component would provide funds for the: (a) rehabilitation of the 2-lane-85 km New Amsterdam to Crabwood Creek Road (NACCR) and the improvement of the 5-km gravel road from Crabwood Creek to Molson Creek, located on the Corentyne river, the border between Guyana and Suriname; (b) rehabilitation of the Black Bush Polder Road (BBP) of about 32 km; (c) rehabilitation of related bridges and drainage structures; and (d) improvement of critical "black spots", unsafe road locations with high accident rates, on the main road system.