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Research center of Embrapa/Collection: Embrapa Agrossilvipastoril - Artigo em periódico indexado (ALICE)
Date Issued: 2019
Type of Material: Artigo em periódico indexado (ALICE)
Authors: BOTELHO, S. de C. C.
BALDONI, A. B.
TONINI, H.
BOTELHO, F. M.
HOOGERHEIDE, E. S. S.
WOBETO, C.
BOTIN, A. A.
TAFFAREL, C.
Additional Information: SILVIA DE CARVALHO CAMPOS BOTELHO, CPAMT; AISY BOTEGA BALDONI TARDIN, CPAMT; HELIO TONINI, CPPSUL; FERNANDO MENDES BOTELHO, UFMT, Sinop, MT; EULALIA SOLER SOBREIRA HOOGERHEIDE, CPAMT; CARMEN WOBETO, UFMT, Sinop, MT; ANDREIA ALVES BOTIN, FASIPE, Sinop, MT; CAMILA TAFFAREL, UFMT, Sinop, MT.
Title: Fruits, Seeds and Oil of Brazil Nuts Produced in Mato Grosso State.
Publisher: Floresta e Ambiente, v. 26, n. 2, e20170660, 2019.
Language: en
Description: Bertholletia excelsa (Brazil nut) is the only representative of the Bertholletia genus, but presents great phenotypic variability. The objective of this study was to characterize the fruits, seeds and crude oil of Brazil nuts from the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil. Fruit and seeds from adult trees were collected at the municipalities of Alta Floresta, Cotriguaçu, Itaúba and Juína. Physical characteristics, yield and composition of the seeds, as well as crude oil characteristics were evaluated. The fruits produced in Itaúba were the smallest and had the lowest number of seeds, while those from Juína presented larger size and mass. The nuts produced in Itaúba had the lowest mean unit mass and ten-seed mass values. The seeds produced in Juína presented higher lipid content and lower ash content. The selenium content of the nuts was higher in Cotriguaçu. There were no significant differences in fruit peel thickness, yield and protein content of the nuts or characteristics of the crude oil.
NAL Thesaurus: Bertholletia
Fruit quality
Physicochemical properties
Postharvest systems
Data Created: 2019-07-01
ISSN: 2179-8087
Appears in Collections:Artigo em periódico indexado (CPAMT)

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