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The Amazon rainforest has been replaced by several use systems, such as pastures and varied agricultural uses. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of the implantation of the agroforestry system (AS) in the Amazon on chemical attributes of the soil in three AS, composed of Brazil...

Author(s)
Butzke, A. G.; Oliveira, T. K. de; Paula, A. E. B. de; Fiuza, S. da S.
Publisher
Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias, Câmpus de Jaboticabal, UNESP, Jaboticabal, Brazil
Citation
Científica (Jaboticabal), 2020, 48, 2, pp 160-169
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Phosphorus is one of the most limiting elements in the amazon soil, requiring low cost alternatives that increase the agronomic efficiency of phosphate fertilizers for satisfactory crop production and biochar has been used as an option for increase soil fertility. The objective of this work was to...

Author(s)
Oliveira, D. M.; Falcão, N. P. S.; Damaceno, J. B. D.; Guerrini, I. A.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Science (Toronto), 2020, 12, 3, pp 222-232
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The Brazil nut, fruit of Bertholletia excelsa H.B.K., a native plant of the Amazon region and may be considered one of the main extractivist products of countries like Bolivia, Colombia, Guyana, Venezuela, Peru and Brazil. In Brazil this plant can be found in the states of Acre, Amapá, Amazonas,...

Author(s)
Pires, E. M.; Nogueira, R. M.; Zandonadi, R. S.; Koch, R. L.; Soares, M. A.; Farder-Gomes, C. F.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Uberlândia, Brazil
Citation
Bioscience Journal, 2020, 36, 3, pp 1003-1007
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A variety of policy interventions from public authorities and private companies attempt to reduce deforestation in private forest concessions. These include fines for illegal deforestation and market incentives for forest management practices that meet sustainability standards. While some studies...

Author(s)
Anderson, C. M.; Asner, G. P.; Lambin, E. F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2019, 104, pp 1-8
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The Brazil nut is an important Brazilian socio-biodiversity commodity. This article analyzes production behavior and exports in the Brazilian Amazon, identifying factors that have conditioned this market behavior. Brazil nut production is concentrated in Acre, Amazonas, Pará and Rondônia states,...

Author(s)
Santos, M. A. S. dos; Yared, J. A. G.; Santana, A. C. de; Rebello, F. K.; Bezerra, A. S.
Publisher
International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics, Niğde, Turkey
Citation
International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics, 2019, 7, 3, pp 215-228
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Brazil nut is a native Amazon species of high commercial value classified as vulnerable in terms of extinction risk due to marked illegal-burning activity and agricultural-frontier expansion processes occurring in the region. This study was undertaken to analyze the genetic diversity within and...

Author(s)
Vieira, F. S.; Rossi, A. A.; Pena, G. F.; Tiago, A. V.; Zortéa, K. É. M.; Schmitt, K. F. M.; Giustina, L. D.; Rossi, F. S.; Santos, P. H. A. D.
Publisher
FUNPEC, Brazil
Citation
Genetics and Molecular Research, 2019, 18, 2, pp GMR18174
Abstract

Bark beetles (Curculionidae: Scolytinae) are wood borers with the potential to cause significant damage in forest plantations. Studies of this group are more common in plantations of Eucalyptus, and Pinus, but the increase of planting with other forest species, such as Brazil nut and rubber trees,...

Author(s)
Monteiro, M.; Garlet, J.; Carvalho, C. C.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Uberlândia, Brazil
Citation
Bioscience Journal, 2019, 35, 3, pp 826-836
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The Brazil nuts trees (Bertholletia excels Bonpl.) are native to the Amazon and important specie of extractive exploitation. The edaphic environment characteristic of concentration areas of Brazil nuts tree specimens, in the North of Mato Grosso was evaluated in research project that studied the...

Author(s)
Spera, S. T.; Magalhães, C. A. de S.; Baldoni, A. B.; Calderano, S. B.
Publisher
Mato Grosso Federal University, Sinop, Brazil
Citation
Nativa: Pesquisas Agrárias e Ambientais, 2019, 7, 2, pp 145-161
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Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa) is one of the most important non-timber forest product (NTFP) species in the world. Better management and conservation practices will only be possible with an in-depth knowledge of tree species ecology. This study aimed to assess the spatial association of fruit...

Author(s)
Batista, A. P. B.; Scolforo, H. F.; Mello, J. M. de; Guedes, M. C.; Terra, M. C. N. S.; Scalon, J. D.; Gomide, L. R.; Scolforo, P. G. V.; Cook, R. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2019, 441, pp 99-105
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The present work aims to carry out a population survey of coleoptera by means of ethanolic traps in native forest environments, Eucalyptus urograndis commercial plantation and consortium of Bertholletia excelsa and Hevea brasiliensis, in the municipality of Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso State, located ...

Author(s)
Carvalho, C. C.; Monteiro, M.; Melo, R. da S.; Susin, F.; Garlet, J.
Publisher
Centro de Pesquisas do Cacau (CEPEC), Itabuna, Brazil
Citation
Agrotrópica, 2019, 31, 2, pp 151-158

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