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Tabasco

(täbäs`kō), state (1990 pop. 1,501,744), 9,783 sq mi (25,338 sq km), E Mexico, on the Gulf of Campeche. VillahermosaVillahermosa
, city (1990 pop. 261,321), capital of Tabasco state, SE Mexico, on the Grijalva River. The city, which has good communications facilities, is the commercial and distribution center for the surrounding region. Oil is the economic mainstay.
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 is the capital. Tabasco is predominantly a tropical plain, once densely forested, that is broken by numerous rivers, swamps, and lagoons. The climate is sultry, and rainfall in some areas exceeds 200 in. (508 cm) annually. The state is subject to severe flooding, most recently in 1999 and in 2007, when waters inundated more than three fourths of the state, destroying the state's crops and affecting more than 1 million people. Although Tabasco has modern roads and railways, rivers (especially the Grijalva and the Usumacinta) are still used for travel and transport. Tropical agriculture (bananas, cacao, sugarcane, hardwoods, and fruits) and cattle raising were the leading economic activities, but rich oil fields discovered along the coast have become Tabasco's economic mainstay. The area, first explored by the Spanish in 1518, was conquered in 1530 by Francisco de MontejoMontejo, Francisco de
, c.1479–c.1548, Spanish conquistador. He served in Cuba under Diego Velásquez, later commanded a vessel in the expedition of Juan de Grijalva, and joined Hernán Cortés in the conquest of Mexico.
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. During the 17th and early 18th cent., Tabasco was contested between Spain and England. From 1921 to 1935 it was the virtual fiefdom of the caudillo Tomás Garrido CanabalGarrido Canabal, Tomás
, 1891–1943, Mexican caudillo, governor of Tabasco (1921–35). A fanatical anticlericalist, he enthusiastically supported Calles's war against the Cristeros, largely peasant rebels opposed to the enforcement of anticlerical laws.
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Tabasco

 

a state in southeastern Mexico. Area, 24,700 sq km. Population, 938,800 (1974). The capital is Villahermosa. Tabasco has petroleum and gas deposits. Plantations of coffee and other tropical products are in the southwest. In the northeast, the population engages in logging and subsistence farming. Raw agricultural materials are processed in Tabasco.

Tabasco

a state in SE Mexico, on the Gulf of Campeche: mostly flat and marshy with extensive jungles; hot and humid climate. Capital: Villahermosa. Pop.: 1 889 367 (2000). Area: 24 661 sq. km (9520 sq. miles)
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El estado de Tabasco cuenta con estudios de compilacion sobre clasificacion y caracterizacion de suelos a nivel subunidad (Palma-Lopez y Cisneros, 2000) y de unidades de suelo (Palma-Lopez et al., 2007b; Palma-Lopez et al., 2007a), a escala 1; 250 000, en estos trabajos se menciona que los suelos dominantes son los Gleysoles ubicados en areas humedas y los Vertisoles en areas agricolas.
Con estas adiciones, la riqueza de Orchidaceae para Tabasco se incrementa a 153 especies, una de ellas representada por una variedad, las cuales pertenecen a 69 generos.
Los adultos obtenidos se identificaron consultando el trabajo de estos autores y por comparacion con ejemplares depositados en la coleccion entomologica del Colegio de Postgraduados, Campus Tabasco. Para determinar las especies de murcielagos presentes en el cuarto, se capturaron 77 individuos con una red entomologica aerea.
La presente investigacion, tuvo como proposito determinar la aplicacion de herramientas cualitativas y cuantitativas de gestion administrativa para la construccion de estrategias en la implementacion del Proyecto Mexico Conectado en el estado de Tabasco. Ademas se realizo bajo un diseno exploratorio descriptivo apoyado en la investigacion de campo y documental; la poblacion de estudio fue integrada por todos los sitios y espacios publicos adscritos a los sectores de educacion, salud y gobierno.
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Through exhaustive research, Rugeley has stitched the fragments of Tabasco's historical record--"virtually any paper that did not find its way out of Tabasco before the 1880s has been destroyed" (5)--into a comprehensive history of the region from the pre-Hispanic period to the 1920s, with an emphasis on the tumultuous nineteenth century.