CURCA

AcronymDefinition
CURCACanadian Universities Riding Clubs Association (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
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Synthesis and characterization of ester trimethylol-propane based jatropha curcas oil as biolubricant based stocks.
Jatropha curcas belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae and is used in traditional folklore medicine to cure various ailments in Africa, Asia, and Latin America (Burkill 1994).
Ogunwole JO, Chaudhary DR, Gosh A, Daudu CK, Chikara J, Patolia JS (2008) Contribution of Jatropha curcas to soil quality improvement in a degraded Indian entisol.
curcas seed so that it can be used as a source of protein in animal feed.
curcas seed oil in lamps to keep insects out of their homes and other areas, NPURU chemist Charles Cantrell extracted smoke from the plant in a laboratory and analysed its properties.
Known to Filipinos as tuba-tuba, jatropha curcas is a non-edible plant that grows mostly in tropical countries like the Philippines.
PSO has selected Jatropha Curcas as a prospective plant candidate for biodiesel because of its unique characteristics and for the same reason substantial research work has been done by countries like India, Malaysia, China, Brazil and the US.
Jatropha curcas seeds contain 27-40% oil that can be processed to produce a high- quality biodiesel fuel, useable in a standard diesel engine (Kaushik, 2007).
Advocates say poisonous shrub makes an ideal biofuel Jatropha curcas is a poisonous shrub that contains seeds laden with oil that can be used as a biofuel.
The company announced that Siemens are undertaking a trial to use crude jatropha oil (CJO), a biodiesel produced from the Jatropha Curcas plant, to fuel turbines on a high speed ferry.