Media in category jatropha curcas the following 181 files are in this category, out of 181 total. In addition, the oil percentage and the yield per hectare are important parameters in selecting the. The statistical analyses were made with the software sas 9. Jatropha curcas is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family, euphorbiaceae, that is native to the american tropics, most likely mexico and central america. The atlas of florida plants provides a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state and taxonomic information. Insecticidal effect of jatropha curcas oil on the aphid. Jatropha, a shrub species of the family we found that central chiapas of mexico possesses the most diverse genetic.
Verde from 1843 onwards to promote the planting of physic nut freitas 1906. It is a large deciduous shrub, grows up to 5 meters in height, with soft wood and sticky juice. Physiological quality of physic nut jatropha curcas l. Assessment of the potential of jatropha curcas, biodiesel tree, for energy production and other uses in developing countries mike benge, senior agroforestry officer, usaid ret. The genus jatropha contains approximately 170 known. University of groningen optimization of jatropha curcas pure. You are advised to consult the publishers version publishers pdf if you. Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of. The genus jatropha belongs to the tribe jatropheae of. Studies on the control of snail vectors of fascioliasis. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Jatropha curcas is considered a potential biodiesel feedstock crop. Potential of jatropha to solve energy crisis and improve.
Alove vera, tevia, atavari, swagandha and also provides services of. Jatropha curcas is currently attracting much attention as an oilseed crop for biofuel, as jatropha can grow under climate and soil conditions that are unsuitable for food production. Jatropha curcas, commonly called purging nut, barbados nut or physic nut, is a dioecious small tree or large shrub that grows to 20 tall. The name is derived from the greek words iatros, meaning physician, and trophe, meaning nutrition, hence the common name physic nut.
Jatropha curcas, commonly known as physic nut or purging nut, belongs to the euphorbiaceae family. B io d iesel p ro d u ction fro m jatropha curcas o il a major qua lifying project. Assessment of the potential of jatropha curcas, biodiesel. Species in other sections evolved from the physic nut or.
Institute of plant genetics and crop plant re search, gatersleben. Jatropha integerrima commonly known as jatropha curcas. Jatropha, challenges for a new energy crop volume 1. Clitocybe tabescens root rot, colletotrichum gloeosporioides leaf spot, and phakopsora jatrophicola rust. It is a multipurpose tree and of significant economic importance. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. In fact, jatropha has not really been domesticated. Jatropha plant,jatropha curcas seeds,india jatropha bio. Jatropha curcas is a droughtresistant plant, that grows well in the harshest of conditions and poorest of soils. Other than for strictly personal use, it is not permitted to download or to. It contains approximately 170 species of succulent plants, shrubs and trees some are deciduous, like jatropha curcas.
Optimization of jatropha curcas pure plant oil production. This nonedible oil is explored as a source for biodiesel production without compromising the food industry. Phytoremediation potential of jatropha curcas for removal. A decorative shrub with distinctive lanceshaped, bright green.
B io d iesel p ro d u ction fro m jatropha curcas o il. Promoting the conservation and use of underutilized and neglected crops. The seed of jatropha curcas was procured from suntan, tamil nadu, india. Although agrobacteriummediated genetic transformation of j. Jatropha oil is an environmentally safe, costeffective renewable source of nonconventional energy and a promising substitute for diesel, kerosene and other fuels. Phytoremediation potential of jatropha curcas for removal of heavy metals from refinery sludge jyoti luhach1, smita chaudhry1 abstractheavy metal pollution in soil is one of the most important environmental problems throughout the world, which causes significant toxic effect on humans, animals, microorganisms and plants. There are different kinds of computer software for analyzing. Even though the seeds of jatropha are highly toxic due to the protein curcin and phorbol esters 9, almost all parts of this plant have been utilized, either in insecticides, green.
Jatropha curcas is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family, euphorbiaceae, that is. Phenotypic variability and seed yield of jatropha curcas l. Jcl has been propagated as unique and potential tropical plant for augmenting renewable energy sources due to its several merits for which it deserves to be considered as sole candidate in the tangible and intangible benefits of ecology and environment. However, little is known about jatropha, and there are a number of challenges to be overcome. Among various oil bearing seeds, jatropha curcas has been found more suitable for biodiesel production as it has been developed scientifically to give better yield and productivity. The in vitro culture biomass was maintain in ms media supplemented with 3% sucrose, 3mgl bap, 2 mgl tdz and 0. Department of microbiology, faculty of science, king mongkuts university of technology thonburi, bangkok 10140, thailand. It is native to central america, mexico and the caribbean, but has been widely planted throughout the tropics for a number of commercial uses, perhaps now most predominately for production of biofuel.
A shoot of jatropha curcas plantation jatropha integerrima. Jatropha carcas with broad leaves and smal green fruits jatropha. It is originally native to the tropical areas of the americas from mexico to argentina, and has been spread throughout the world in tropical and subtropical regions around the world, becoming naturalized or invasive in many areas. The book will be a broad and comprehensive look on jatropha until the. This paper evaluates the potential of jatropha curcas linnaeus jatropha as an.
Jatropha stock photos download 945 royalty free photos. Biodiesel wonder plant could spell doom for kenya pdf. Jatropha curcas has the ability to phytoextract high amounts of heavy metals. Description of the plant, distribution, ecology jatropha curcas l. Traditionally, jatropha seeds and other plant parts have been used to produce oil, soap, and medicinal compounds46. The website also provides access to a database and images of herbarium specimens found at the university of south florida and other herbaria. Pax to be the most primitive form of the jatropha genus. Transgenic modification is a promising approach to improve the seed yield of j. The name jatropha curcas was first used by linnaeus, and although there are a number of synonyms this name is still valid today. Pdf jatropha curcas l is an economically potential tree species gaining interest kenya using rapd molecular markers. Background jatropha oil can be made jatropha curcas plantation. Use of extracts of jatropha curcas leaf formulated in a.
Jatropha curcas belongs to the euphorbiaceae family and is an ideal biodiesel crop in most arid areas of asia, particularly in southeast asia1,2, south america, and africa, because of its high oil 4361% seed kernel3,4. Physic nut oil was used in engines in segou, mali, during world war ii. Jatropha is a genus of flowering plants in the spurge family, euphorbiaceae. Leaves are alternate, ovate, cordate, with 34 indistinct lobes. Jatropha plantation,cultivation,jatropha plant,jatropha. An jatropha in nahilalakip ha familia nga euphorbiaceae ilarom nga taxa. Jatropha curcas pilot plantation lower senegal river valley senegal. As a condition for access you agree that the commonwealth makes no representations or warranties regarding the database and does not accept any liability in connection with reliance on the information contained within the database including by third parties you in any way allow or assist to access the information.222 295 893 493 26 1471 514 95 129 1127 1015 1472 861 50 806 452 561 207 205 877 596 973 1004 419 959 1098 634 929 1322 850 1468 1065 303 929 1405