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Carels, Nicolas

Jatropha, Challenges for a New Energy Crop

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Table of contents

1. The Birth of a New Energy Crop
Nicolas Carels

2. Importance of Jatropha curcas for Indian Economy
Sunil Kumar, Alok Chaube, Shashi Kumar Jain

3. Status of Bioenergy Research and Jatropha in India: A Review
Prathibha Devi

4. Socio-Economy, Agro-Ecological Zones, Agronomic Practices and Farming System of Jatropha curcas L. in Sub-Saharan Africa
Raphael Muzondiwa Jingura

5. The Importance of Jatropha for Brazil
Bruno Galvêas Laviola, Alexandre Alonso Alves, Rodrigo Barros Rocha, Marcos Antônio Drumond

6. Producing Jatropha Biodiesel in China: Policies, Performance and Challenges
Zanxin Wang

7. Physiological Mechanisms Involved with Salt and Drought Tolerance in Jatropha curcas Plants
Joaquim Albenísio Gomes Silveira, Evandro Nascimento Silva, Sérgio Luiz Ferreira-Silva, Ricardo Almeida Viégas

8. Role of Microbial Inoculants on Growth and Development of Jatropha curcas L.
Jamaluddin

9. Cultivation Technology for Jatropha curcas

K. R. Karanam, J. K. Bhavanasi

10. Jatropha Pests and Diseases: An Overview
K. Anitha, K. S. Varaprasad

11. Phytosanitary Aspects of Jatropha Farming in Brazil
José Carlos Fialho Resende, Nívio Poubel Gonçalves, Mário Sérgio Carvalho Dias, Carlos Juliano Brant Albuquerque, Danielle Lourdes Batista Morais

12. Phytotechnical Aspects of Jatropha Farming in Brazil
José Carlos Fialho Resende, José Tadeu Alves Silva, Fúlvio Rodriguez Simão, Rodrigo Meirelles Azevedo Pimentel, Danielle Lourdes Batista Morais

13. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi for Jatropha Production
Supattra Charoenpakdee, Saisamorn Lumyong, Bernard Dell

14. Diversity, Farming Systems, Growth and Productivity of Jatropha curcas L. in the Sudano-Sahelian Zone of Senegal, West Africa
Ibrahima Diédhiou, Papa Madiallacké Diédhiou, Khadidiatou Ndir, Roger Bayala, Bassiaka Ouattara, Banna Mbaye, Mohameth Kâne, Djiby Dia, Idrissa Wade

15. Assessment of the Potential of Jatropha curcas for Energy Production and Other Uses
Siddhartha Proteem Saikia, Animesh Gogoi, Kalpataru Dutta Mudoi, Adrita Goswami, Debashish Bora

16.
Jatropha curcas Biodiesel, Challenges and Opportunities: Is it a Panacea for Energy Crisis, Ecosystem Service and Rural Livelihoods?
Suhas P. Wani, Girish Chander

17. Use of Jatropha curcas L. (Non-Toxic Variety) as Traditional Food and Generation of New Products in Mexico
Jorge Martinez Herrera, Cristian Jimenez Martinez, Norma Guemes Vera

18. Jatropha Seeds Oil and Products: Important Properties with Respect to Uses
George Francis

19. Value-Addition of Jatropha Cake and Its Utilization as Manure in Jatropha and Other Crops
Arup Ghosh, Jitendra Chikara, D. R. Chaudhary

20. Biopesticidal Properties of Seed, Seed Cake and Oil of Jatropha curcas L. Against the Polyphagous Lepidopteran Pest Helicoverpa armigera

D. Muralidhara Rao, S. Anitha, A. Aravinda, B. Karunakar, N. Devanna

21. Phytochemicals in Jatropha Seeds and Potential Agro-Pharmaceutical Applications of Jatropha curcas Phorbol Esters
Rakshit K. Devappa, Harinder P. S. Makkar, Klaus Becker

22. Jatropha Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry and Pharmacology: A Review
Sujatha Samala, Ciddi Veeresham

23. Jatropha and Phytoremediation of Metal Contaminated Land
Asha A. Juwarkar, S. K. Yadav, G. P. Kumar

24. Phorbol Esters and Other Toxic Constituents of Jatropha curcas L.
G. Raja Krishna Kumar, V. A. Bapat, T. Sudhakar Johnson

25. Biodiesel Production from Jatropha curcas Oil
P. P. Chakrabarti, R. B. N. Prasad

26. Performance, Emission and Combustion Characteristics of Preheated and Blended Jatropha Oil
Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Atul Dhar

27. Jatropha Oil Transesterification and Byproducts
Rosenira Serpa Cruz, Ivon Pinheiro Lôbo, José Faustino Souza Carvalho Filho, Rafael Costa Amaral, Felipe Oliveira Souza

28. The In Situ Biodiesel Production and Its Applicability to Jatropha
Keat Teong Lee, Steven Lim

29. Combustion of Jatropha curcas Oil, Methyl Esters and Blends with Diesel or Ethanol in a CI Engine
N. R. Banapurmath, V. S. Yaliwal, Y. H. Basavarajappa, S. S. Hiremath, S. V. Khandal, R. S. Hosmath, N. M. Girish, A. V. Tumbal, P. G. Tewari

30. Potential of Jatropha as an Energy Crop
Sébastien Bonnet, Shabbir H. Gheewala

Keywords: Life Sciences, Plant Sciences, Plant Genetics & Genomics, Plant Breeding/Biotechnology, Plant Physiology

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Page amount
20 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781461448068

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