Jatropha Cultivars

The plant Jatropha curcas L. is divided into two different variants: The non-edible variant, which we call Jatropha, contains diterpene compounds known as phorbol esters. The main product obtained from Jatropha is oil, which is extracted from the seeds. Due to its striking characteristics, the oil is highly suitable for production of bio-diesel and bio-kerosene. Alternatively, the oil serves as attractive ingredient for soap production or as a lubricant.

JatroSolutions offers planting material of excellent quality, which is evident in its high levels of field survival, robust growth, homogeneity and productivity.

Jatropha hybrid cultivars have proven an excellent performance in average seed yield. They have 4 times higher seed yields than the best selected first generation cultivars.

 

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