This blog article is written by Sarah Cook, a third year PhD student based in the Geography Department at the University of Leicester. Her research looks at carbon losses in oil palm plantations in Southeast Asia. 593 more words
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Post provided by Samuel RP-J Ross Our newly-developed method simulates intraspecific trait variation when measuring biodiversity. This gives us an understanding of how individual variation affects ecosystem processes and functioning.
While delivering a batch of oil palm fruits, we were able to take a tour of the palm oil refinery premises. Our tour guide brought us to the different areas of the plant such as the packing area for their cooking oil, and the laboratory where the different types of the palm oil were separated into refined, bleached or deodorized oil. 743 more words
The oil palm is as old as creation. Every part of the tree is useful economically and for domestic purpose. Processing the oil palm fruit for edible oil has been practised in Africa for thousands of years, and the oil produced is an essential ingredient for food. 337 more words