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The Bertholletia excelsa a species native to the Amazon region of great national and international interest, mainly for the nutritional benefits of its seeds. However, there is still no information on the ecophysiological responses of B. excelsa to climate change. Thus, the objective of this work...

Author(s)
Lorenzoni-Paschoa, L. de S.; Amaral, G. C.; Pezzopane, J. E. M.; Toledo, J. V.; Abreu, K. M. P. de; Xavier, T. M. T.; Cuzzuol, G. R. F.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Plant Growth Regulation, 2022, 98, 1, pp 155-165
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This paper reports the first occurrence of Lasiodiplodia theobromae in Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa). Cankers were found on branches of 3-year-old Brazil nut plants in Belém, Pará, Brazil. The symptomatic plants displayed reddish vascular lesions. The pathogen was identified using morphological ...

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Nakasone, A. K.; Sobrinho, R. S. A.; Coutinho, I. B. L.; Campos, K. R. A.; Carvalho, J. E. U.; Nascimento, W. M. O.; Silva, Í. L. do S. S. da; Nechet, K. L.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Australasian Plant Disease Notes, 2022, 17, 27, pp (04 August 2022)
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With the growing demand for food production worldwide, natural landscapes are increasingly being replaced by agricultural areas, which directly affects biodiversity and local ecosystem services. Agroforestry systems, which are the intentional integration of trees and shrubs into crop and animal...

Author(s)
Sabino, W.; Costa, L.; Andrade, T.; Teixeira, J.; Araújo, G.; Acosta, A. L.; Carvalheiro, L.; Giannini, T. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 2022, 335,
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Brazil nuts are native from the Amazon rainforest and their nuts are consumed worldwide having good sensory acceptability. However, knowledge gaps remain concerning elemental composition, localization, and interactions in Brazil nuts. This study presents a detailed assessment regarding the...

Author(s)
Silva Junior, E. C. da; Duran, N. M.; Lessa, J. H. de L.; Ribeiro, P. G.; Wadt, L. H. de O.; Silva, K. E. da; Lima, R. M. B. de; Batista, K. D.; Guedes, M. C.; Oliveira, R. C. de; Carvalho, H. W. P. de; Reis, A. R. dos; Lopes, G.; Guilherme, L. R. G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 2022, 106,
Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic had a great impact on the mortality of older adults and, chronic non- transmissible diseases (CNTDs) patients, likely previous inflammaging condition that is common in these subjects. It is possible that functional foods could attenuate viral infection conditions such as...

Author(s)
Manica-Cattani, M. F.; Hoefel, A. L.; Azzolin, V. F.; Montano, M. A. E.; Jung, I. E. da C.; Ribeiro, E. E.; Azzolin, V. F.; Cruz, I. B. M. da
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Food Biochemistry, 2022, 46, 12,
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Brazil nut is one of the most important species of the Amazon due to its socioeconomic importance. Especially in homogeneous production systems, it may be susceptible to damage by wood-boring insects, as by the subfamily Scolytinae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae); thus, inadequate management conditions ...

Author(s)
Martins e Silva, M. H.; Garlet, J.; Silva, F. L.; Paula, C. da S.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2021, 16, 1,
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One of the most expensive steps in mushroom production is the disinfection of the substrate. This study aimed to evaluate different methods of disinfecting various substrates used in the cultivation of Pleurotus ostreatus from the Amazon. P. ostreatus was grown under uncontrolled temperature...

Author(s)
Aguiar, L. V. B. de; Sales-Campos, C.; Santos Gouvêa, P. R. dos; Vianez, B. F.; Dias, E. S.; Chevreuil, L. R.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Lavras, Lavras, Brazil
Citation
Ciência e Agrotecnologia, 2021, 45,
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In this work, a population outbreak of Lusura chera (Drury, 1773) (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae) is recorded in Brazil nut trees in the municipality of Xapuri, Acre state, Southwestern Brazilian Amazon. Defoliation of more than 50% was observed in the infested trees, demonstrating the harmful...

Author(s)
Santos, R.; Carneiro, E.; Siviero, A.; Adaime, R.
Publisher
Sociedade de Ciências Agrárias de Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal
Citation
Revista de Ciências Agrárias (Portugal), 2021, 44, 2/3, pp 180-183
Abstract

The adequate supply of nutrients for the Brazil Nut (Bertholletia excelsa) facilitates its management for economic or ecological purposes. However, the lack of sufficiency ranges for leaf contents of primary and secondary macronutrients makes it difficult to interpret the requirement of the crop....

Author(s)
Damaceno, J. B. D.; Lobato, A. C. N.; Oliveira, D. M. de
Publisher
Universidade Vale do Rio Verde (UNINCOR), Betim, Brazil
Citation
Revista da Universidade Vale do Rio Verde, 2020, 18, 1,
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The availability of single assai palm (Euterpe precatoria) seedlings with good quality is a fundamental requirement to expand the cultivation of the species. This study aimed to assess the use of fruit agro-industry residues as substrate for producing single assai seedlings. The experiment was...

Author(s)
Araújo, C. S. de; Lunz, A. M. P.; Santos, V. B. dos; Carvalho Andrade Neto, R. de; Nogueira, S. R.; Santos, R. S. dos
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goias, Escola de Agronomia e Engenharia de Alimentos, Goiania, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Agropecuária Tropical, 2020, 50,

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