jatropha jatropha


  • (n) a mainly tropical genus of American plant belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae


  1. Mark Dalton with his jatropha trees in Florida.
  2. DaimlerChrysler, for example, is promoting jatropha, a thorny plant that grows on marginal land in Latin America, Africa and India.
  3. A Florida farmer thinks the next big biodiesel alternative will come from the seedpods of the jatropha tree.


  • SGB Global Field Trials Reveal Rust-Resistant Jatropha Curcas

    SGB, Inc. , an energy crop company delivering high performance bioenergy solutions for the renewable fuel and chemicals markets, has identified fungal rust-resistant hybrids of Jatropha curcas through ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "We understand we'll be sending a delegation for geothermal. I think we are the second after Italy that has exploited geothermal as a resource. We talked also about our experiences with jatropha and it reinforced the idea there is no jatropha...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Benigno Aquino III Source: Philippine Star

  2. "In Europe, biodiesel is defined in such a way that appears to exclude any feedstock except rapeseed," Mr Gray said. "But I'm confident jatropha will be blessed [at the Washington meeting]. I think we're going to be able to announce pretty...
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Boyden Gray Source: MSNBC

  3. "We would also like to explore a joint venture in the field of development of bio-fuels from sweet sorghum and jatropha," said Arroyo.
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Source: NewKerala.com

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