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rrmalacarn 184469 245 Eucalyptus either
Eucalyptus
A 5 (five) month old eucalyptus forest. The trees have,
approximately, 2 (two) meters. The perspective of harvest is
5 (five) years.
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The same forest.
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Hi Ricardo,

Do you grow many hectares Eucalyptus in your region?
what do you harvest? the whole plant or just the leaves, and
for what is the product used?

greetings

GTech
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GTech,

Sorry, but I didn't understand very well your first question
(grow). If you mean are there,in my region, many hectares of
eucalyptus forests, the answer is yes, there are.

The most part of the product of the harvest is wood to make
cellulose. There are in my region 3 big cellulose industries
(Aracruz Celulose S.A., BahiaSul Celulose S.A. and Veracel
Celulose S.A.) that buy all the production of the farmers.
The last one, Veracel is an association between the Aracruz
Cellulose (50%) and the Swedish-Finnish Stora Enso (50%)
that produces white cellulose of eucalyptus, and it is one
of the biggests of the world, with annual capacity of 900 a
thousand tons of cellulose.The Veracel has 70 a thousand
hectares of own plantatio of eucalyptus.

There is no exploitation of the leaves.

Greetings :-)


Ricardo Da Ros Malacarne
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Cellulose? isn't that a kind of carbonhydrate? And what do
they with it
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Sjoerd,

Cellulose is used to produce paper, cardboards and
derivatives.

Ricardo.
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I thought that! Now im sure ;-)
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I thought that! Now im sure ;-)
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Some eucalypts planted in Mato Grosso do Sul State, in
western Brazil :-)
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To GTech: There is an explotation of eucalipts in which the
plants are grown for leaves' harvest: Planting Eucalytus
citriodora ( = smell of citrus)to be distilled and obtain
oils for pharmacy and beauty. Large productions, included
for export, are concentrate in São Paulo and Minas Gerais
states. :-)
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