Uruapan


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Uruapan

(o͞orwä`pän), city (1990 pop. 187,623), Michoacán state, W Mexico. An attractive city with gardens and parks, it is in a semitropical, mountainous agricultural region. The city, founded in 1540, is the center of the manufacture of gourd lacquerware by the Tarascans. Local artisans also produce glassware, woodwork, and embroideries. Not far from Uruapan is the volcano Paricutín.

Uruapan

a city in SW Mexico, in Michoac?n state: agricultural trading centre. Pop.: 282 000 (2005 est.)
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AGGREGATION INDICES CALCULATED WITH THE MEAN NUMBER OF TEIOZA AGUACATE NYMPHS AND ADULTS PER SAMPLING AT THE HIGH ALTITUDE AVOCADO ORCHARD AT SAN LORENZO, URUAPAN, MICHOACAN, MEXICO.
During her return from Uruapan (Michoacan), she started with moderate itching on the side of her left leg.
Type: MEXICO: Michoacan: Female holotype, Tzararacua Falls, 11 km from Uruapan, 18[degrees]55'N, 102[degrees]04'W, 14 June 1948, A.
They stormed into the bar in Uruapan, in Michoacan state, around 1.
food giant Del Monte Fresh, which started Mexican operations in January 2004, in Uruapan.
Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico: Instituto de Investigaciones Historicas UMSNH: Grupo Cultural "Uruapan visto por los Uruapenses", 2002.
We documented mosquitofish attacking treefrogs in masse, and the stomachs of two mosquitofish from Uruapan contained unidentifiable tadpoles in addition to insects.
Actual collecting began on June 2 on the east coast near Veracruz and ended on June 10 on the west coast near Colima and Uruapan," he says.
The farmers and I left the course with valuable information and knowledge," says Marta Merino Perez, who attended on behalf of the city environment and ecology office in Uruapan, Michoacan.
ForceField over a ten year period for the supply and installation of over 15,000 LED streetlights for all municipal roads and highways in Uruapan.
Populated areas are not immune, however, as evidenced by the clashes involving self-defense groups in Apatzingan and Uruapan in Michoacan state.