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  • Cocos Nucifera Case Study

    Cocos nucifera Cocos nucifera, more commonly known as the coconut palm tree, is a monocot member of the botanical family Arecaceae, also known as Palmae (United States Department of Agriculture, 2015). Coconut palms are medium-sized, herbaceous plants that thrive on sandy beaches and are resistant to the salinity of nearby ocean water. (Encyclopedia of Life, 2015) While treelike in form, its trunk is not composed of wood, but of fibrous, stout, overlapping stems, and may grow as tall as 80 feet. From the top of these plants sprouts a crown of pinnately compound leaves that can grow up to 15 feet in length. Native to tropical eastern regions, it is cultivated all over the world for its fruit and fiber (National Tropical Botanical Gardens, 2015).…

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  • Tapirus Pesticides

    absorption (Oates 1978). Therefore, tapirs are well equipped to maintain this type of diet. Although, tapirs are mainly generalists, two studies by Downer and Fragoso, demonstrate that tapirs can focus their fruit feeding on a certain type of plant species. Downer (2009) observed that in the High Andes Mountains, the mountain tapir mainly consumes the fruit, and disperses the seeds of the quindean wax palm, ceroxylum quindiuense. Fragoso (2003) concluded that in the Maraca Island, the diet of…

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  • Post Project Process Analysis

    1.4 Explain the Key Stages involved in the Process of Closing Down the Project and Conducting Post Post-Project Appraisals (AC 1.4) Different key elements involved for conducting post project appraisals include: 1. Assurance that all dues and charges have been collected from clients. 2. Assures that different due payments for sub-contractors and technological equipments have been compensated. 3. Facilitates the documented performance evaluation and assessment for each individual of the project…

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  • Hydrolysis Of Empty Fruit Bunches Of Palm Oil Case Study

    ABSTRACT Elaeis guineensis is a species of palm generally called African oil palm, and it can reach the height of 20 m or more at maturity. The oil palm is major importance in Africa as a multi-purpose tree where it supplies medicines, foods and many other products to the local population. Elaeis guineensis is rapidly becoming one of the world's most planted plants, being grown especially for its oil-bearing seeds and fruits. Usually 23 kg is the average weight of each bunch but a bunch may up…

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  • Pineapple Case Study

    2.1 Background of pineapple 2.1.1 Pineapple Pineapple is a tropical which is planted in many tropical countries such as Sri Lanka, Taiwan and Africa. It is known as ananas commonly where it’s scientific name is ananas comoscus and also one of the most important commercial fruitcrops in the world,known as the queen of fruits. Because it has excellent flavour and taste. Pineapple is the third mostimportant tropical fruit in the world after Banana and Citrus. They are consumed or served fresh,…

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  • Palm Oil Arguments

    The Fight Against Palm Oil "Today, palm oil is grown throughout Africa, Asia, North America, and South America, with 85% of all palm oil globally produced and exported from Indonesia and Malaysia; but most of the time not using sustainable measures" (King 1). Palm oil is a very popular oil that comes from the Palm Tree in many rainforests. The production of palm oil affects many parts in the world from Global Warming to the murder of the Orangutans in the rain forest. "Demand is still growing,…

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  • The Interior Of The Palm House Analysis

    The Interior of the Palm House on the Pfaueninsel near Potsdam (The Art Institute of Chicago, 1996.388) is an oil painting on canvas produced in 1834 by the German painter, Carl Blechen. The piece is 52 ½ by 50 inches, depicting a scene of lush greenery and four women who have the appearance of stepping from the pages of a fantasy novel, all united within the pastel confines of ornate greenhouse walls. Despite its mystic and dream-like properties, Blechen 's Interior of the Palm House is…

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  • Amboina King Parrot Essay

    The Amboina King parrot is also known by several other names including the Moluccan King parrot, Ambon King parrot, Amboyna King parrot and to a lesser extent the Amboina Green Winged parrot. Originally found in the islands of Moluccas and New Guinea surrounding Indonesia the habitat of the Amboina King parrot is tropical and sub tropical, meaning that it is most comfortable in warm and moist conditions usually associated with thickly forested areas although they may be found in nearby…

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  • Creative Writing: The Raven

    The dragon he spread his stubby snipped wings in resignation. “Very well. But climb on gently. Hold on loosely and don’t kick me.” Raven, in all her hideous warty wonder, climbed onto Aragon’s back. Mason and I scramble up behind her. The burning sand quivered as the dragon picked his way to the top of the highest Plateau and stopped at the summit, which gave us an unrivaled view of the terrain. A patchwork of Barrel cactus speckled the sand and spread across sand dunes that rose away to meet…

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  • 4-Np Synthesis Lab Report

    attempts have been made for the green synthesis of nanoparticles. Bio-based synthetic strategies are attractive in this view, since they meet most of the requirements mentioned above. This involves the use of naturally available biomaterials or their derivatives such as plants, bacteria, algae, viruses, fungi, phytoextracts, amino acids, sugar and glucose for preparation of stable nanoparticles [8-13]. Non-living biomasses or the phytoextracts possess the advantage of flexible handling of the…

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