Brazil Nut

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The oily seed of Bertholletia excelsa, the cream nut, which contains 100 µg selenium
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Demography of the Brazil nut tree (Bertholletia excelsa) in the bolivian amazon: impact of seed extraction on recruitment and population dynamics.
Seed dispersal, spatial distribution and population structure of brazil nut trees (Bertholletia excelsa) in Southeastern Amazonia.
Brazil nut trees can reach 60 meters in height and two meters in diameter.
Ortiz, has observed a single-aged line of old Brazil nut trees marking a former forest trail in Madre de Dios.
At higher intensities, one would expect Brazil nut recruitment densities to increase as light availability increased [1, 5] provided that logging practices avoid excessive damage to mature Brazil nut trees [33].
by transferring a gene encoding the high methionine 2S albumin from the Brazil nut tree to the cultivar 9341 by use of Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Townsend and Thomas, 1994, 1996).
In addition to these specializations, there is a species of moth that uses the Brazil nut tree exclusively to deposit its eggs and larvae to feed on the tree's leaves, which are also consumed by a species of fungi.
Brazil nut trees (Bertholletica excelsa) grow globes enclosing up to 25 angular, brown Brazil nuts.