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Saco,

river, c.105 mi (170 km) long, rising in the White Mts., N central N.H. and flowing SE through Maine to the Atlantic Ocean below Biddeford. The falls at Biddeford, site of a hydroelectric dam (opened 1949), were an early source of water power for the textile industry there, which has declined significantly.

Saco

(sô`kō), city (1990 pop. 15,181), York co., SW Maine, on the Saco River; settled 1631, inc. as Pepperellboro 1762; name changed to Saco 1805; inc. as a city 1867. Saco is named for the Sawatucke ethnic group and means "burnt pine." The city has an industrial park and makes diverse products, such as machinery, leather, and shoes. Thornton Academy is located there.
References in classic literature ?
(This family were situated in the Notch of the White Hills, where the wind was sharp throughout the year, and pitilessly cold in the winter- giving their cottage all its fresh inclemency before it descended on the valley of the Saco) They dwelt in a cold spot and a dangerous one; for a mountain towered above their heads, so steep, that the stones would often rumble down its sides and startle them at midnight.
Were I to vanish from the earth tomorrow, none would know so much of me as you: that a nameless youth came up at nightfall from the valley of the Saco, and opened his heart to you in the evening, and passed through the Notch by sunrise, and was seen no more.
As none could remember when he first took up the search, there went a fable in the valley of the Saco, that for his inordinate lust after the Great Carbuncle, he had been condemned to wander among the mountains till the end of time, still with the same feverish hopes at sunrise--the same despair at eve.
Some few believe that this inestimable stone is blazing as of old, and say that they have caught its radiance, like a flash of summer lightning, far down the valley of the Saco. And be it owned that, many a mile from the Crystal Hills, I saw a wondrous light around their summits, and was lured, by the faith of poesy, to be the latest pilgrim of the GREAT CARBUNCLE.
He desires to paint you the dreamiest, shadiest, quietest, most enchanting bit of romantic landscape in all the valley of the Saco. What is the chief element he employs?
Os tratamentos utilizados foram: frutos sem protecao (testemunha); saco de papel branco impermeavel aberto (20 cm x 15 cm); saco plastico microperfurado com orificio de cinco mm (20 cm x 15 cm); saco de TNT (tecido nao tecido) branco aberto (20 cm x 15 cm); saco de TNT vermelho aberto (20 cm x 15 cm); gaiola de arame revestida com tecido voile (23 cm x 22 cm); inseticida Profenofos (12 g/[L.sup.-1]) + Cipermetrina (1,2 g/[L.sup.-1]) (organofosforado/piretroide, em formulacao concentrado emulsionavel); caulim (10 g/ 100 [mL.sup.-1]).
La compania exporto 740.586 sacos en 1995-1996 y espera exportar 787.500 sacos en el periodo 1996-1997.
Quando os frutos apresentavam cerca de 1 a 2 cm de diametro, foram aplicados, em cinco plantas diferentes, cada um dos seguintes metodos de protecao: sem protecao --testemunha: saco de papel branco impermeavel (Papel)--ensacamento individual de frutos ou de pequenos grupos de frutos proximos; saco de Tecido Nao Tecido (TNT), com 28 cm de largura e comprimento variavel, de acordo com a extensao do ramo--ensacamento total de ramos individuais; saco TNT com 28x45cm e com 30x40cm--ensacamento de grupos de frutos em ramos individuais; saco TNT com 76x150cm--ensacamento de grupos de ramos; saco plastico microperfurado (PMP), com 32 cm de largura e comprimento variavel, de acordo com a extensao do ramo--ensacamento de ramos individuais (Figura 1A).
"La produccion mundial de 1997-1998 se calculaba en 101 millones de sacos", explica Avellaneda, lo suficiente para satisfacer la demanda mundial.