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Research center of Embrapa/Collection: Embrapa Acre - Resumo em anais de congresso (ALICE)
Date Issued: 2008
Type of Material: Resumo em anais de congresso (ALICE)
Authors: SILVA, A. C. C. da
WADT, L. H. de O.
Additional Information: Ana Cláudia Costa da Silva, UFAC; LUCIA HELENA DE OLIVEIRA WADT, CPAF-RO; Christie Klimas, University of Florida.
Title: Bertholletia excelsa Bonpl. seed removal in a primary forest in the Southwest Amazon.
Publisher: In: WORKING FORESTS IN THE TROPICS, 2008, Gainesville. Partnering research with pratice for conservation and development: abstract book and program. Gainesville: University of Florida, 2008.
Pages: 1 p.
Language: en
Keywords: Castanheira
Floresta primária
Dasyprocta spp
RESEX Chico Mendes
Amazônia Ocidental.
Description: Bertholletia excelsa Bonpl. (Brazil nut) is an important extractive resource and one of the main sources of income for many traditional forest communities. The agouti (Dasyprocta spp.) is primarily responsible for seed removal and dispersal as this species has its seeds enclosed in a fibrous endocarp that most species cannot penetrate. The objective of this study was to quantify the rate of Brazil nut seed removal and to photograph possible seed dispersers and predators.
Thesagro: Bertholletia Excelsa
Data Created: 2009-06-05
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