palm nut


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palm nut

[′päm ‚nət]
(botany)
The edible seed of the African oil palm (Elaeis guineensis).
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Then, palm nuts sustain a large proportion of the vertebrate community during annual seasons of food scarcity (Peres, 2000; Henderson, 2002).
The Turkana doum palm nut contained an oil content of 0.
Through its contract with the MOPAWI, Ojon purchases wild-crafted palm nut oil and other ingredients from thousands of Tawira producers, who collect the ingredients in a hand-crafted process consistent with ancestral practices.
The chimpanzees' behavior was monitored in three situations: (a) when only oil palm nuts were available, (b) when a small number of coula nuts was available, and (c) when coula nuts were the majority available resource.
The rats chowed down on bird eggs and palm nuts (which contain the seeds for new trees), until all the trees many birds were gone.
512 1,943,988 Cotton seed 3,530,414 758,078 Coconuts 374,667 124,276 Palm nuts and kernels 221,900 31,803 Tomatoes 13,397 103,833 Total 451,437,733 219,073,520 USA AND EU ARE THE MAJOR DESTINATIONS FOR TEXTILE PRODUCTS FROM GHANA
The palm cockatoo nests in palm trees and eats palm nuts, hence their name," he said.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Bearded capuchin monkeys deliberately place palm nuts in a stable position on a surface before trying to crack them open, revealing their capacity to use tactile information to improve tool use.
The African Grey is usually found in the rainforests of West and Central Africa and feeds mainly on palm nuts, seeds, fruits and leafy matter.
Carlos levered the pods full of oil-rich palm nuts from the top of the trees with a spiked pole.
Wild Pantanal hyacinth macaws feed on only 2 species of palm nuts (Acrocomia totai and Scheelea phalerta).