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peach palm

n.
A feather-leaved palm (Bactris gasipaes) of South and Central America, cultivated for its edible yellow or red fruit and for hearts of palm.
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The bird; which was in a group of four individuals; flew and perched at the base of a bunch of peach palm (Figure 1A).
Recognition of a global market for palm heart and the availability of techniques for planting, handling and processing of peach palm (Bactris gasipaes Kunth) for palm heart, has generated a great increase in its cultivation and studies since 1990 (CLEMENT & BOVI, 2000).
The peach palm (Bactris gasipaes Kunth) is widespread in Brazil and is one of the major producers of the heart-of-palm (locally known as "palmito") (Helm et al., 2014) with a harvested area of 22, 537 ha and a production of 10, 940 tons in 2015 (IBGE, 2015).
Allometric equations used to estimate the total aerial biomass of the tree components of different species in the studied models Species or group Equation of species Native species Y = 21.297 - 6.953 * DBH + 0.74 * (DB[H.sup.2]) Native species Y = -2.292 + 0.369 * (DBH) + 0.087 * H Cacao Y = [10.sup.(-1.625 + 2.63 * LOG (D30))] Palm trees Y = exp (-6.3789 + 0.877 ln(1/(DBH)2) + 2.151 ln(H)) Fruit trees Y = [10.sup.(-1.11 + 2.64 * LOG(D30))] Peach palm Y = 0.97 + 0.07 * BA - 0.949 x [10.sup.-3] * B[A.sup.2] + 0.65 x [10.sup.-5] * B[A.sup.3] Shade Rubber trees Y = exp (-0.834 + 2.223 (log10D30)) Species or group Interval Author (s) of species of DBH (cm) Native species > 4 Tiepolo et al.
The peach palm (Bactris gasipaes Kunth) plant is widespread in Brazil and is one of the major producers of the hearts of palm (locally known as 'palmito') (Helm, Raupp, & Santos, 2014), with a harvested area of 22, 537 ha and a production of 109, 409 tons in 2015.
Caption: FIGURE 2: Incidence (%) of the other fungi detected in eight other commercial batches of peach palm seed from the region of Porto Velho--RO state.
En Costa Rica Bactris gasipaes es comunmente llamado pejibaye, pero en otros paises se le conoce como chontaduro, piba, pupunha, peach palm y pijuayo.
Bactris gasipaes (peach palm), which is domesticated at population level, may have been one of the staple plants in the Amazon.