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Therefore it is necessary for conservation efforts in order to remain sustainable sago palm Conservation and expansion of sago palm directed to area that a relatively dry region in upland or in the higher altitude.
They collected fruits, gained starch from the sago palm, and hunted barking deer and wild boar.
Sago palm is commonly found in tropical lowland forests and freshwater swamps.
Sago starch is isolated from sago palm and is well-distributed throughout Southeast Asia.
She added a tropical feel to the rear space by planting several types of bananas, gingers, elephant ears, Chinese parasol trees, cannas, needle and windmill palms, a sago palm, and althea.
One of these is sago palm (Metroxylon sagu) which is abundantly available and is widespread in southeast Asia and Oceania (FAO, 1983).
In Malaysia, the sago palm (Metroxylon sago), which grows in freshwater swamps, is an important source of starch, and is presently being used for the production of glucose.
A cigar or bullet shaped sago palm feller, made from hammer-dressed igneous rock, and with no alternative uses (Figure 19), has a distribution coterminous with sago production areas (Crosby 1976, Rhoads 1977:32).
Sago palm's versatility to grow in hostile conditions and its ability to act as a natural carbon dioxide sink, in the light of environmental damage control, as stressed by Stanton (1993) and recent studies bordering on the morphological variability and genetic diversity of sago palm in Indonesia (e.
Coastal and near-coastal peoples who derive their livelihood from the sea and depend on flour from the sago palm for thestarch in their diet while the highlanders' economy is dominated by pigs and sweet potatoes.