Selection of our own Publications

1. Montes, J.M., A. Bulach, M. Martin, E.Senger. (2015).

Quantitative Trait Variation in Self- and Cross-Fertilized Seeds of Jatropha curcas L.: Parental Effects of Genotypes and Genetic pools. BioEnergy Research. doi: 10.1007/s12155-014-9576-8

2. Martin, M., J.M. Montes. (2014).

Quantitative genetic parameters of agronomic and quality traits in a global germplasm collection reveal excellent breeding perspectives for Jatropha curcas L. GCB Bioenergy. doi: 10.1111/gcbb.12227

3. Becker K., P. Lawrence. (2014).

Carbon farming: the best and safest way forward? Carbon Management, 5 (1), 31-33.

4. Becker, K., V. Wulfmeyer, T. Berger, J. Gebel, W. Münch. (2013).

Carbon farming in hot, dry coastal areas: An option for climate change mitigation. Earth Syst. Dynam., 4, 237-251.

5. Senger, E., A. Peyrat, M. Martin, J.M. Montes (2014).

Genetic variation in leaf chlorophyll content of Jatropha curcas L.. Industrial Crops and products, 58, 204-211.

6. Montes, J., F. Technow, M. Martin, K. Becker (2014).

Genetic Diversity in Jatropha curcas L. Assessed with SSR and SNP Markers. Diversity, 6, 551–566.

7. Montes, J.M., F. Technow, B. Bohlinger, K. Becker. (2013).

Seed quality diversity, trait associations and grouping of accessions in Jatropha curcas L.. Industrial Crops and Products, 51, 178-185.

8. Montes, J.M., F. Technow, B. Bohlinger, K. Becker. (2013).

Grain quality determination by means of near infrared spectroscopy in Jatropha curcas L. Industrial Crops and Products, 43, 301-305.

9. Devappa, R.K., C.C. Malakar, H.P.S. Makkar, K. Becker (2013).

Pharmaceutical potential of phorbol esters from Jatropha curcas oil. Natural Product Research, 27, 1459-1462.

10. Devappa, R.K., M.A. Angulo-Escalante, H.P.S. Makkar, K. Becker. (2012).

Potential of using phorbol esters as an insecticide against Spodoptera frugiperda. Industrial Crops and Products, 38, 50–53.

11. Martinez-Herrera, J., C.J. Martinez, A.M. Ayaly, L.G. Siciliano, R.M. Escobedo, G. Davila-Ortz, G.C. Cevallos, H.P.S. Makkar, G. Francis, K. Becker. (2012).

Evaluation of the nutritional quality of non-toxic kernel flour from Jatropha curcas L. in rats. Journal of Food Quality, 35, 152–158.

12. Wang H., Y. Zhao, H. Liu, J. Liu, H.P.S. Makkar, K. Becker. (2011).

Effects of replacing soybean meal by detoxified Jatropha curcas kernel meal in the diet of growing pigs on their growth, serum biochemical parameters and visceral organs. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 170, 141-146.

13. Harter, T., F. Buhrke,  V. Kumar, U. Focken, H.P.S. Makkar, K. Becker. (2011).

Substitution of fish meal by Jatropha curcas kernel meal: Effects on growth performance and body composition of white leg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei). Aquaculture Nutrition, 17, 542–548.

14. Francis, G., R. Edinger, K. Becker. (2005).

A concept for simultaneous wasteland reclamation, fuel production, and socio-economic development in degraded areas in India. Need, potential and perspectives of Jatropha plantations. Natural Resources Forum, 29, 12-24.