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Jatropha: green biodiesel from african tree


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Geplaatst op 09 februari 2011 - 18:46

Jatropha: Green Biodiesel from African Tree

Jatropha has been championed as a major environmental opportunity for developing countries with a semi-arid climate and marginal soil. Scientist Karl Hilding Thunes of the Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute has been investigating whether this small, hardy and relatively pest-free tree lives up to its billing.

Biofuel of the future

Jatropha is a top candidate for future large-scale biodiesel production, according to investment bank Goldman Sachs. TIME Magazine reported that jatropha could yield 6 tonnes of biodiesel per acre (15 tonnes per hectare) annually. The New York Times wrote that this otherwise worthless weed far eclipses corn's efficiency as a biofuel.

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Lees verder: http://www.scienceda...10208091656.htm

Bron: Science Daily

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