Brazil Nut

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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).
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.
Reproductive phenology and pollination of the brazil nut tree (Bertholletia excelsa Humb.
Melgarejo, "The influence of canopy gap size on natural regeneration of Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa) in Bolivia," Forest Ecology and Management, vol.
Periodos semelhantes de maior teor de AR foram identificados por ABBADE (2008), aos 45 dias de cultivo de calos de ipe branco (Bertholletia excelsa), enquanto que, para lechieira (Litchi chinesis Sonn.), este ocorreu aos 70 dias de cultivo (MESQUITA et al., 2002).
E importante destacar a grande variacao em relacao a concentracao de selenio encontrada na castanha-do-brasil (Bertholletia excelsa).
A classic example from a Neotropical forest tree is the strict dependence of Bertholletia excelsa large-seeds, which must be released from an extremely hard pixidium and buried by agoutis in order to have higher chances of germination and successful recruitment (see Peres et al., 1997).
Their scientific name is Bertholletia excelsa - after the 18th century French chemist Claude-Louis Berthollet.