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Acta Amazonica

Print version ISSN 0044-5967On-line version ISSN 1809-4392

Acta Amaz. vol.18 no.3-4 Manaus  1988 


Um método prático para germinar sementes de pupunha (Bactris gasipaes H. B. K.)

Carlos G. Herrero Haack *  

*BONAL - R. Rio Grande do Sul, 3200 - 69900 - Rio Branco, AC


The pejibaye heart of palm is becoming an agro-industrial export crop in Latin America. The nurseryman needs an efficient, cheap method for germinating large quantities of seed that are currently difficult to obtain. A new method is described for germinating large quantities of seed, in small areas, with 90+% germination within a month. This is better than previously used methods and is recommended for agro-industry scale enterprises.

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