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metadata.revistascielo.dc.title: CHARACTERIZATION OF WOODS KNOWN AS PAU-DE-ESCORA MARKETED IN THE CITY OF MANAUS, AMAZONAS
metadata.revistascielo.dc.creator: Castro, Jonnys Paz
Mady, Francisco Tarcísio Moraes
Higuchi, Niro
Vasconcellos, Francisco José de
Freitas, Jorge Alves de
Silva, Blenda Naara Santos da
metadata.revistascielo.dc.subject: Concrete lining, wood identification anatomy, commercial activity.
metadata.revistascielo.dc.publisher: CERNE
CERNE
metadata.revistascielo.dc.date: 5-Apr-2016
metadata.revistascielo.dc.identifier: http://www.cerne.ufla.br/site/index.php/CERNE/article/view/855
metadata.revistascielo.dc.description: The objective was to characterize the wood product commercially known as pau-de-escora in Manaus, Amazonas. Paude- escora is a key foundation material to build concrete lining or storey in tower buildings. The use of pau-de-escora is very popular in Manaus even in public building construction. To carry out the analyses and the anatomical identification of the material, we used 450 pau-de-escora poles, which were apprehended by the Environmental Battalion of Amazonas Police Force. It was also carried out a social survey to better understand the dynamics of the trade of this product in Manaus. The length of the 450 poles averaged 3.74 ± 0.08 m (CI 95%) and diameter at the base averaged 4.48 ± 0.03 cm (CI 95%). These small differences related to the means indicate that the market requires a very clear dimension pattern for this wood product. The seven most abundant families encountered were: Fabaceae, Annonaceae, Sapotaceae, Lecythidaceae, Lauraceae, Burseraceae and Chrysobalanaceae. The selling price of pau-deescora pole in Manaus averaged R$ 2.63, and the buying price averaged R$ 3.94. The custody chain of pau-de-escora is completely illegal not only in Brazil, perhaps worldwide because it is part of the natural regeneration of primary or recovery forests.
metadata.revistascielo.dc.language: eng
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