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At least half of the farmers in the Central Petenof Guatemala earn additional income from harvesting fronds and, more than a quarter of household heads support themselves exclusively by collecting fronds.
Each palm plant produces 2 to 5 harvestable leaves over a 2 to 4 month period.
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