Nut Production in Bertholletia excelsa across a Logged Forest Mosaic: Implications for Multiple Forest Use

  title={Nut Production in Bertholletia excelsa across a Logged Forest Mosaic: Implications for Multiple Forest Use},
  author={Cara A. Rockwell and Manuel R Guariguata and Mary Menton and Eriks Arroyo Quispe and Julia Quaedvlieg and Eleanor M Warren-Thomas and Harol Fernandez Silva and Edwin Eduardo Jurado Rojas and Jos{\'e} Andr{\'e}s Hideki Kohagura Arrun{\'a}tegui and Luis Alberto Meza Vega and Olivia Revilla Vera and Roger Quenta Hancco and Jonatan Frank Valera Tito and Betxy Tabita Villarroel Panduro and Juan Jos{\'e} Yucra Salas and Kamal Bawa},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Although many examples of multiple-use forest management may be found in tropical smallholder systems, few studies provide empirical support for the integration of selective timber harvesting with non-timber forest product (NTFP) extraction. Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa, Lecythidaceae) is one of the world's most economically-important NTFP species extracted almost entirely from natural forests across the Amazon Basin. An obligate out-crosser, Brazil nut flowers are pollinated by large… CONTINUE READING
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