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Definition of the noun african oil palm

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  1. oil palm of Africa

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Google previewEnergy for the 21st Century (2015)

A Comprehensive Guide to Conventional and Alternative Sources by Roy L. Nersesian

The African oil palm is the highest yielding oil-producing plant with production comparable to Brazilian ethanol from sugar. It grows in Africa and Southeast Asia with a stout trunk tree topped with a spray of fronds. Palm trees cover an eighth of ...

Google previewCommerce Reports (1922)

by United States. Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce

African oil palm is a very promising new crop. The oil which is extracted from the pericarp is used for lubricatm"r pu ses while that from the kernel is used chiefly as an edible fat. The engkawang nut, now in considerable demand in Europe ...

Google previewEconomic Botany (2016)

A Comprehensive Study by S. L. Kochhar

The African oil palm is an erect tree, attaining a height of 20 m or more at maturity . The trunk is characterised by persistent, spirally arranged leaf bases and bears a crown of 20-40 massive leaves, which in an adult tree may reach up to 3-5 m ...

Google previewEnergy Economics (2016)

Markets, History and Policy by Roy L. Nersesian

African oil palm is the highest yielding commercial oil-yielding plant producing biodiesel comparable to Brazilian ethanol ...

Google previewLiving in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions (2011)

by G. Tyler Miller, Scott Spoolman

Also, African oil palm is an invasive plant that has taken over adjacent farms and forest areas in parts of Brazil. Figure 16-27 lists the major advantages and disadvantages of using biodiesel as a vehicle fuel, compared to gasoline.

Google previewLiving in the Environment (2011)

by George Tyler Miller, Scott Spoolman

Also, African oil palm is an invasive plant that has taken over adjacent farms and forest areas in parts of Brazil. Figure 16-27 lists the major advantages and disadvantages of using biodiesel as a vehicle fuel, compared to gasoline.

Google previewAgricultural Finance (2014)

From Crops to Land, Water and Infrastructure by Helyette Geman

Palm Oil African oil palm is a native palm from West Africa, hence its name of Elaeis guineensis referring to Guinea, one of the countries where it originates. Although ...

Google previewCrop Genetic Resources in Central America (1979)

African oil palm is the exotic crop which has spread most rapidly in Central America in recent decades, and the primitive germplasm which existed in botanic gardens and served to establish the first plantations is now being replaced by new ...

Google previewThe Biobased Economy (2010)

Biofuels, Materials and Chemicals in the Post-oil Era by Johan Sanders, Hans Langevald, Peter Kuikman, Marieke Meeusen, Gerwin Meijer

Oil Crops African oil palm is a tree crop grown widely in the humid tropics as an oil crop in large plantations. Malaysia and Indonesia are the main palm oil pro- ducers. In Brazil, palm oil is a marginal crop, producing only 175,000 tonnes of oil ...

Google previewNew Crops for Food and Industry (1989)

by G.E. Wickens, N. Haq

The African oil palm is a relatively recent domesticate, taken from the wild and planted in the Old World around the turn of the century. Yields of this species have risen dramatically as compared to its original yields in the wild. There are several ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of International Organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa (2002)

by Terry M. Mays, Mark W. Delancey

AFRICAN OIL PALM DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION/ASSOCIATION AFRICAINE POUR LE DEVELOPPEMENT DU PALMIER A HUILE. Located in Abidjan, Côte d 'Ivoire, and established in 1985, this organization seeks to increase African ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2016)

The African oil palm grows in wild and semiwild groves, and spread by people to a wider area ranging from 16 N to 15 S and eastward to Zanzibar and Madagascar. There is a secondary distribution of oil palm growing in semiwild groves on ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of International Organizations in Africa and the Middle East (2015)

by Terry M. Mays

AFRICAN OIL PALM DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION/ASSOCIATION AFRICAINE POUR LE DEVELOPPEMENT DU PALMIER A HUILE. Located in Abidjan, Côte d 'Ivoire, and established in 1985, this organization works to increase African ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

lesombe, musomo, nkowe- mbani, okadi a mavasa Togo: okpe West Africa: oil palm, African oil palm Venezuela: palma africana, palma de aceite, dende Brazil: dendeseiro, dendezeiro, avoira, coqueiro de dende E. melanococca Gaertn.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Costa Rica (1991)

by Theodore S. Creedman

An attempt to remedy this began in 1949 when the Banana Company began planting the African oil palm (a native of West Africa well suited to lowland Costa Rica) on abandoned banana lands near Puerto Quepos. The fruit of this palm can ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

African oil palm. Elaeis guineensis. African swine fever (wart hog disease). a highly contagious viral disease of domestic swine. Signs include fever, cyanosis, intemal hemorrhage, and usually death. Africander, 1: a breed of red cattle with ...

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