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Researchers adapt method for small-scale production of Brazil nut tree seedlings

Published Sep 22, 2022

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The Amazon nut, also known as Brazil nut or Brazil nut, is a highly valued nut in several markets and the increased interest of the industry has also awakened in the agroextractivist producer the possibility of increasing production with the planting chestnut trees in consortium with other species or enriching native chestnut groves.

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Course will train technicians from rural extension in Acre and Rondônia with methodologies for the production of Brazil nut seedlings The Amazon nut, also known as Brazil nut or Brazil nut, is a highly valued nut in several markets and the increased interest of the industry has also awakened in the agro-extractive producer the possibility of increasing production by planting chestnut trees in consortium with other species or enriching native chestnut groves. The Embrapa researchers adapted a method of producing Brazil nut tree seedlings to meet this planting demand, in addition to improving and recommending the techniques already used. The production of Brazil nut tree seedlings in mini-greenhouses is an ideal method for extractive areas where the demand is to meet only the producer and his neighbors, and there are no structures for forest nurseries, in addition to being a low-cost practice. The mini-greenhouses are easy to manufacture and materials available at the properties can ...
Source: Embrapa
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