The oil palm

  title={The oil palm},
  author={R. H. V. Corley and P. Bernard Tinker},
1. The origin and development of the oil palm idustry. 1.1 Origin of the oil palm. 1.2 The oil palm in Africa. 1.3 Development of the oil palm plantation industry. 1.4 World--wide development of the industry, 1950--2001. 1.5 Development methods. 1.6 Trade in and the use of oil palm products. 2. The classification and morphology of the oil palm. 2.1 Classification of oil palms. 2.2 The African oil palm. 2.3 The American palm. 2.4 The Elaeis guineensis X Elaeis oleifera hybrid. 3. The climate and… 
A Brief History of the Oil Palm
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The growth of the oil palm industry in Colombia.
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The Palm Oil Industry From The Perspective of Sustainable Development: A Case Study of Malaysian Palm Oil Industry
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Sustainable Development of the Palm Oil Industry via Process Improvement and Product Diversification
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Oil Palm and Coconut
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Comparison of the GHG benefits resulting from use of vegetable oils for electricity, heat, transport and industrial purposes
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