Jatropha curcus


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small tropical American tree yielding purple dye and a tanning extract and bearing physic nuts containing a purgative oil that is poisonous in large quantities

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The main aim of this research was to run the modified compression ignition engine on pure biodiesel made from jatropha curcus oil for engine performance analysis, which may find large applications in irrigation sector.
Dalton's crop is jatropha curcus, a perennial shrub native to the tropics.
has joined with the Thai Military Bank (TMB) and health care products company ASB Corporation Group to launch a feasibility study of a proposed 2.5-billion baht (about $61-million) facility that will produce biodiesel fuel from jatropha curcus, an oil plant native to India.
The operation uses vegetable oil from Jatropha Curcus tree plantations, blended with conventional diesel at local refineries, to produce fuel which is claimed to reduce carbon emissions by up to 80pc.
The operation uses vegetable oil from Jatropha Curcus tree plantations, blended with conventional diesel at locally based refineries, to produce fuel which is claimed to reduce carbon emissions by up to 80pc.