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Jatropha Curcas Seeds Can Kill

Jatropha Toxica, Picture Credit: Laaboratorioen Movimieto As important as Jatropha Curcas oil has become as a biodiesel fuel, the plantations that are growing and developing Jatropha will have to have a safety protocol for Jatropha nuts and seeds. The one draw back or negative characteristic for Jatropha Curcas is the seeds are poisonous. Unfortunately, deaths […]

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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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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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