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Silviculture and Uses

By: N Kaushik and S Kumar

90 pages, Figs, tabs

Agrobios

Hardback | Jan 2008 | #185827 | ISBN-13: 9788177542066
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Contents

Foreword. Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Species distribution. 3. Tree description. 4. Ecological requirements. 5. Silviculture. 6. Harvesting. 7. Extraction of oil. 8. Yield estimates. 9. Cost of cultivation. 10. Biodiesel production. 11. Biodiesel in world. 12. Biodiesel in India. 13. Why Jatropha for biodiesel production?. 14. Bio-diesel purchase policy. 15. Uses. 16. Prospects. 17. Limitations of the crop. 18. Future thrust areas. 19. List of important government and private institute/scientist engaged in research and development of Jatropha. Bibliography. Appendices.

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