This study was conducted in twelve properties of family farms from three municipalities (Divino, Vicosa and Muriae) in the Zona da Mata mesoregion
, Minas Gerais State, between November 2015 and September 2016.
cruzi seroprevalence at 6.5% in the rural population of the Western Potiguar mesoregion
, without, however, describing natural triatomine infection, infestation and domestic colonization rates (5).
Porto Alegre is a city located to the east of the state of RS, being the most southern capital of Brazil, belongs to the metropolitan mesoregion
and has a very diversified geography, with hills, lowlands and a great lake and presents a humid subtropical climate.
Table 2--Minimum, maximum, mean, standard deviation and total values of the parameters evaluated by mesoregion
The study was conducted in Parque Estadual Mata do Pau-Ferro (6[degrees]58'12" S and 35[degrees]42'15" W) located in the municipality of Areia, in the microregion of Brejo Paraibano and mesoregion
of Agreste Paraibano (Paraiba, Brazil) (Figure 1).
The Northwest Parana mesoregion
has a number of limitations regarding productivity gains in agricultural activities, associated with its climate and soil conditions, primarily because of the soils derived from Caiua sandstone, considered fragile, with a low natural fertility (Fidalski, Tormena, Alves, & Auler, 2013).
The experiment was carried out in February 2005, in an area in the municipality of Tome-Acu, located in the northeastern mesoregion
of the state of Para.
The Institution is directed to the attendance of approximately 3.800,000 inhabitants from the almost 400 municipalities that compose the mesoregion
of the Large Border of Mercosul, which covers Northern Rio Grande do Sul, Western Santa Catarina and Southwestern Parana (Universidade Federal da Fronteira Sul 2015a).
Mite infestation per mesoregion
was variable, ranging from 0 to > 20%, showing that some colonies can be less tolerant.
As regards geographical distribution and number of municipalities that compose each mesoregion
, the respondents were distributed as follows: 84.6% (n=22/26) in the Southeast region; 79.6% (n=43/54) in the Mid-East; 75.9% (n=41/54) in the Northeast; 74.7% (n=162/217) in the Northwest; 66.3% (n=65/98) in the metropolitan area of Porto Alegre; 64.5% (n=20/31) in the Mid-West; and 52.9% (n=9/17) in the Southwest.
In the state of Paraiba, especially in the "Catole do Rocha" mesoregion
, the area of okra cultivation has been increasing in recent years and this vegetable is already the seventh most consumed in Brazil.