Oil Palm Fruit - Area Harvested
Entry ID: geodata_2209

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Summary
Abstract: Oil Palm Fruit: Elaeis guineensis. The oil palm produces bunches containing a large number of fruits with the fleshy mesocarp enclosing a kernel that is covered by a very hard shell. FAO considers palm oil (coming from the pulp) and palm kernels to be primary products. The oil extraction rate from a bunch varies from 17 to 27% for palm oil, and from 4 to 10% for palm kernels.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.5   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Oil Palm Fruit - Area Harvested
Dataset Release Date: 2010-11-01
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1961-01-01
Stop Date: 2009-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Use Constraints Public
Data Center
FAO Statistical Databases, Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://faostat.fao.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: FAOSTAT HELP DESK
Email: FAOSTAT-Queries at fao.org
Contact Address:
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
City: Rome
Postal Code: 00100
Country: ITALY
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: geo at unepgrid.ch
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-31
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