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Misiones

 

a province in northeastern Argentina. Area, 29,-800 sq km; population, 443,000 (1970). The capital is Posadas. Misiones is located in a humid subtropical region. It is Argentina’s main region for the cultivation of tea (primarily mate), tung trees, and citrus fruits. Agricultural products are processed, and there is a lumber industry.

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First report of Echinococcus vogeli in a paca in Misiones Province, Argentina [in Spanish].
TEHRAN (FNA)- Argentine Senator from Misiones province Juan Manuel Irrazabal in a meeting with Managing-Director of Fars News Agency Seyed Nezamoddin Moussavi in Buenos Aires underlined that the US hostile attitude towards Iran means hostility towards Latin America.
14 km FracrEin 1020, Department Guarani, Misiones Province, has few sources of water, which is accentuated with deforestation occurring in the fields of agricultural produce decreased activity and loss of existing sources of water in the area, preventing horticultural production and water available for consumption in the homes of families, recharging the work of women and children by carrying water.
An ethnobotanical study was performed of the ferns and lycophytes used by the Guarani of Misiones Province, Argentina.
Giant Cowbirds in Argentina, according to Jaramillo and Burke (1999), are found only in northern Misiones Province, where the only potential host is the colonial nesting Red-rumped Cacique (Cacicus haemorrhous).
They include meeting a favorite celebrity; playing soccer with the Argentine National Team, visiting stadiums, riding a jet ski, swimming with dolphins, and travelling to Misiones province to see the Iguazu Falls.
ARGENTINA arrive in Dublin under a cloud after it emerged that five club players died in a road accident in Misiones province on Saturday.
Government also supports an Eastern Border Task Force (EBTF), located in Misiones Province that acts against illicit drug smuggling activities in the tri-border area with Paraguay and Brazil.
The Taquara/Itarare tradition (Beber 2005) otherwise the pre-Hispanic southern Je (Noelli 2000; 2005) extends along the southern Brazilian states of Parana, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul and the adjacent Misiones Province, Argentina, and Paraguay (Figure 1).
Similarly, the Sublime Mate brand is made with yerba mate from a fourth-generation family farm in Argentina's Misiones province.
The increase in world demand for soy, high prices and new technology have enabled agricultural frontiers to move soy production into the Chaco region in the North, the Yungas in the Northwest, as well as other sensitive areas, such as the north of Cordoba and Santiago del Estero Provinces, and to a lesser degree, the ecosystems in the Paranaense Rainforest, in Misiones Province.