Jatropha


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Synonyms for Jatropha

a mainly tropical genus of American plant belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae

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Preliminary studies on the nutritional value of Jatropha seeds showed that jatropha seed meal contains high crude protein of about 56.
Acute poisoning with Jatropha curcas (purging nut tree) in children.
It was concluded that the jassid and whitefly were recorded as major insect pests on jatropha while termite was related to soil condition.
The name Jatropha (Euphorbiaceae) is derived from the Greek words "iatros" meaning physician or doctor and "trophe" nutrition or food (Heller, 1996), which is indicative of its potency and widespread use as a medicinal herb during ancient times (Sunil, Kuma, & Varaprasad, 2013).
Meanwhile, the results suggested that DGAT majorly regulates TAG synthesis than PDAT in Vernicia seed, and PDAT may have more important role regulating TAG synthesis in Jatropha seed than in Vernicia seed.
Analyzing the equations of the four levels of each replacement byproduct, the oilseed press cakes of cottonseed and jatropha have decreasing linear equations where as sunflower cake, castor bean and moringa have quadratic equations.
Climate suitability class degrees for Jatropha were defined based on the methodology proposed by Yamada and Sentelhas (2014) as suitable, marginal and unsuitable, based on temperature, water deficit and water surplus agroclimatic parameters.
However, bio-fuels industry is confident about huge potential of Jatropha plants and keeps investing into research and improvements in processes and plants' genetics.
The Jatropha curcas plant has notable power potential and could be used to produce renewable energy through joint initiatives in Egypt, Morocco, and Algeria.
Studies on micromorphological standardization, antimicrobial efficacy and nutritional values of Jatropha tanjorensis.
Jatropha curcas is a polymorph species with variations reported in tree architecture, plant height, number of fruits, seed dimensions (length, width, lateral diameter) and seed weight (Das et al.
Besides that, the major part of biolubricant manufacturing from the fossil fuel using homogeneous catalyst which also polluted the environment, difficulty separation and high cost, thus this work aims is to overcome these issues by using Paphiaundulata shell waste and Trimetylolpropane (TMP) as chemical modification for Jatropha curcas oil conversion to biolubricant.
com)-- Jatropower AG, Baar, Switzerland, a leading developer of elite Jatropha curcas seeds and associated agronomic technologies has acquired most of the assets of Quinvita BV (in receivership).
A study was conducted to evaluate the effect of phytohormone BAP alone and in combination with IBA or NAA for in- vitro propagation of Jatropha curcas shoot tip explants.