Doce


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Doce

 

(Rio Doce), a river in Brazil. Length, about 600 km; basin area, about 87,000 sq km. It is formed by the confluence of the Piranga and Chopoto rivers, which flow from the northern spurs of the Serra da Mantiqueira. Until the city of Aimorés it flows through a hilly and mountainous area in a bed that has many rapids, forming waterfalls. It empties into the Atlantic Ocean near the city of Regencia. The minimum water discharge is in winter; in summer there are strong flash floods.

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In addition to the immediate impacts, such as discontinuation of fresh water supply to the population on the margins of the Gualaxo and Doce rivers, the incidence of diarrhea and dengue increased in the area.
Al estudiar esos comentarios, Leo Elders ve necesario demostrar en que medida santo Tomas acepta el pensamiento de Aristoteles y cuales fueron los motivos para emprender una tarea de esta envergadura en los ultimos siete anos de su vida, si se considera que los doce comentarios comprenden cinco mil paginas impresas.
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No diferences were observed between treatments at 45 days after planting and the chlorophyll contents were 55.07 for 'Maracujazeiro azedo', 49.65 to 'Maracujazeiro doce' and 49.37 to FB 200.
Nonetheless, Mn and Fe concentrations in the Doce river have been reported to be respectively four times and one and half times higher than the water from an uncontaminated river nearby.
Neste contexto, o objetivo do trabalho foi analisar a influencia da ingestao de batata doce por ratos exercitados agudamente e sua acao no esvaziamento gastrico de solidos, visualizando a necessidade alimentar logo apos a realizacao do exercicio e composicao corporal.
The majority of these are either from communities closest to the mine or from communities along the Rio Doce and near the coast in Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo, where fishing-based livelihoods are prominent.
For the indigenous Krenak community, which lives on a hill between a dry streambed and the polluted Rio Doce, the disaster did more than destroy their water supply.
In this study we used the agro-climatic zoning for banana in the mesoregion of Vale do Rio Doce, in accordance with the methodology used by MAPA, adding altimetry data with the use of higher resolution satellite images.
Los autores del libro El Lado B de la Lista de Millonarios: Los Doce Mexicanos Mas Pobres.