Good Jatropha information

For the many of you interested in Jatropha these three documents are well worth reading:

Biofuel: The little shrub that could – maybe by Daemon Fairless on Checkbiotech.

Claims and Facts on Jatropha Curcas by R.E.E Jongschapp, W.J. Corré, P.S. Bindraban and W.A. Brandenburg at Plant Research International.

Jatropha Oilseed Production: A Realistic Approach by Dr. J. N. Daniel

Source: The Big Biofuels Blog, Checkbiotech, BAIF (thanks Sreenivas)

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3 Responses

  1. Hi.

    I’m looking for information regarding ideal size, shape and material for planting (germinating) bags for Jatropha curcus.

    Thank you

  2. Could anyone help me with the technology to detoxify Jatropha seedcake to use it as animal feed???

    Fanie Brink
    e-mail: fanie@biofuels-id.co.za

  3. Jatropha is a plant of today as every body talk about it.
    Unfortunately, it is facing criticism today due to overpublicity in the last 3-4 years. As it was in lime light and hence exposed for this kind of attention.
    There are no quality seeds probably anywhere in the world as there are no released variety or hybrids unlike other crops.
    Any seed that is available in the market is being used for raising plantations. It is indeed going to be like “Gambling”. Investors on mega projects should be careful in their investment.

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