Makkar HPS and K Becker Potential of Jatropha curcas seed meal as a protein supplement to livestock feed, constraints to its utilization and possible strategies to overcome constraints.
curcas L is a member of the family Euphorbiaceae and also known as a physic nut, purging nut, Barbados nut and purgeerboontjie.
Bio-diesel is only such alternative as several countries are projecting Jatropha curcas because this plant is obtaining significance as a low-cost alternative which is a major source of biofuel and also been advocated for the development of dry lands and wastelands.
OTIMIZACAO DA PRODUCAO DE CHA DE VERMICOMPOSTO E SEU EMPREGO PARA A GERMINACAO DE SEMENTES DE Jatropha curcas L.
Jatropha curcas (L) is considered as the most primitive species in the genus (Wilbur, 1954; McVaugh, 1945).
Sampling was carried out in four contiguous areas with different crop systems: corn crop, vegetable garden, perennial crop with Jatropha curcas and pasture with Urochloa brizantha.
Aspectos biologicos e morfologicos de Pachycoris torridus Scopoli, 1772 (Hemiptera: Scutelleridae) criados com pinhao-manso Jatropha curcas L.
Potential of Jatropha curcas as a source of renewable oil and animal feed.
Therefore, this study was undertaken to: 1) elucidate the potential of Jatropha curcas and Hibiscus cannabinus to clean up toxic heavy metals in soils treated with sewage sludge; and 2) to determine the availability and relative distribution of various forms of the metals in the sewage sludge and treated soils.
Comparative evaluation of non-toxic and toxic varieties of Jatropha curcas for chemical composition, digestibility, protein degradability and toxic factors.
Effect of spacing on seed production and oil percentage of Jatropha curcas L.
The results revealed that the adsorption of 4-nitrophenol onto both adsorbents were exothermic processes and spontaneous for Jatropha curcas activated carbon but non spontaneous for activated kaolinitic clay.