Campina Grande


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Campina Grande

(kəmpē`nä grän`dĭ), city (1991 pop. 326,307), Paraíba state, NE Brazil, on the Borborema plateau. It is an important commercial and financial center and a shipping point for products from the Brazilian interior (hides and skins, cotton, and agave). Campina Grande manufactures metal products, plastics, pharmaceuticals, leather, and textiles. Other industries in the city are linked to agriculture and cattle raising; beans, cassava, sisal, and cotton are the chief agricultural products. The city was founded in the late 17th cent. and developed rapidly as an important point on the route from the coast to the interior.

Campina Grande

 

a city in northeastern Brazil, in the state of Paraíba. Population, 196, 000 (1970). It has a railroad station. Campina Grande is a center for textile and food industries. There are also ferrous metallurgical, chemical, furniture, and leather enterprises.

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This is a cross-sectional, household-based study, with primary data collection, and is part of a broader study that aimed to perform a multidimensional evaluation of health of the elderly enrolled in the Family Health Strategy in the city of Campina Grande, in the state of Paraiba (PB), Brazil.
dissertacao (Mestrado em Engenharia Agricola)--Centro de Tecnologia e Recursos Naturais, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Campina Grande, 2008.
As coletas ocorreram na plataforma de recepcao do laticinio, sendo coletados 100 mL de leite de cada produtor, armazenado em frascos estereis e encaminhadas sob refrigeracao ao Laboratorio de Tecnologia e Inspecao de Leite e Derivados da Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, onde foram analisadas 74 amostras de leite in natura.
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