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Is Jatropha Curcas Biodiesel Losing out to Algae Biodiesel?

Picture Credit: Benjamin Arseguel A recent post on Chemically Green “The Truth About Jatropha Curcas” lists the pros and cons for growing Jatropha Curcas. India, which has researched extensively in growing Jatropha, has been investing heavily in Jatropha Curcas for biofuel production for their own automobile transportation. Early reports on Jatropha Curcas stated this bush […]

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The Truth About Jatropha Curcas Biodiesel

(Piecing together the puzzle for Jatropha Curcas being a source for biodiesel) I just received an interesting report about using Jatropha bushes for biodiesel production titled: “Best Practices For Long-Term Jatropha Development., A Position paper by KnowGenix. Jatropha Curcas is being heavily planted for harvesting of it nuts to produce biodiesel. Jatropha has been the […]

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Destroy Rainforests to Grow Sugar Cane?

One Side of the Story NEW YORK (Reuters) – Primate scientist Jane Goodall said on Wednesday the race to grow crops for vehicle fuels is damaging rain forests in Asia, Africa and South America and adding to the emissions blamed for global warming. Picture Credit: (Irene Roxanne) “We’re cutting down forests now to grow sugarcane […]

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Growing Nuts for Biodiesel, Update on Jatropha Curcas

Nuts from Jatropha Curcas contain an oil being used for biodiesel. All around the world, countries and companies are investing big dollars in Jatropha Curcas as a source for biodiesel. Jatropha Curas Update on Jatropha Curcas: the world’s interest in using this plant to produce biodiesel! United States: California: Allegro Biodiesel has commenced processing of […]

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