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The oily seed of Bertholletia excelsa, the cream nut, which contains 100 µg selenium
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A castanha-do-Brasil (Bertholletia excelsa H.B.K.) e uma das diversas frutas oleaginosas presentes no bioma Amazonia (Ferberg et al., 2002; Santos et al., 2011).
Tomic, "Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa HBK) proteins: fractionation, composition, and identification of a sulfur-rich protein," Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol.
Seed dispersal of the Brazil nut tree (Bertholletia excelsa) by scatter-hoarding rodents in a central Amazonian forest.
Dendrometria de especies nativas em plantios homogeneous no estado de Ro raima--an diroba (Carapa guianensis Aubl.), Castanho-do Brasil (Bertholletia excels Bompl.), ipe-roxo (Tabaebuia avellanedea Lorentz ex.
In any case, we have a uniform canopy showing a landscape with median height, with emerging plants standing out in the canopy, being the main representatives (Bertholletia excelsa, Dinizia excelsa, Caryocar villosum, Tachigali myrmecophyla).
Identified species of bacteria of fruits harvested directly from the tree and picked up from the soil and seeds (Bertholletia excelsa) obtained from warehouses in the Acre, Amazon and Amapa states, Brazil.
Para venda foram levantadas principalmente o latex da seringueira (Hevea brasiliensis) e o fruto da castanheira (Bertholletia excelsa), visando um aporte de recursos financeiros para a aldeia.
O levantamento florestal identificou, na area do Salobo, a predominancia de arvores com altura de 10 m a 16 m com destaque para a Castanheira (Bertholletia excelsa), o Breu Preto (Protium heptaphyllum) e o Tento (Ormosia amazonica) (BRANDT 2002b).
He called it Bertholletia excelsa, employing the Latin word for "tall." Indeed, it is one of the giants of the forest.
(45) Thus, brazil nuts (Bertholletia excelsa), and burdock root (Arctium spp.), which contain higher levels of selenium, may be a beneficial inclusion in the diet of HIV-AIDS sufferers.
Ambas tipologias florestais sao tipicas de ambiente ombrofilo (chuvas abundantes) com composicao floristica florestal diversa desde especies vegetais de grande porte como a castanheira (Bertholletia excelsa H.B.K.), seringueira (Hevea brasiliensis Muel.