2012

Jatropha, Challenges for a New Energy Crop

Volume 1: Farming, Economics and Biofuel

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-4805-1 (Print) 978-1-4614-4806-8 (Online)

Table of contents (30 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Worldwide importance of Jatropha

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      The Birth of a New Energy Crop

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      Importance of Jatropha curcas for Indian Economy

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      Pages 31-51

      Status of Bioenergy Research and Jatropha in India: A Review

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      Pages 53-69

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

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      Pages 71-94

      The Importance of Jatropha for Brazil

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      Pages 95-121

      Producing Jatropha Biodiesel in China: Policies, Performance and Challenges

  3. Physiology

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      Pages 123-123

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      Pages 125-152

      Physiological Mechanisms Involved with Salt and Drought Tolerance in Jatropha curcas Plants

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      Pages 153-161

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

  4. Farming

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      Pages 163-163

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      Pages 165-174

      Cultivation Technology for Jatropha curcas

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      Pages 175-218

      Jatropha Pests and Diseases: An Overview

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      Pages 219-237

      Phytosanitary Aspects of Jatropha Farming in Brazil

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      Pages 239-261

      Phytotechnical Aspects of Jatropha Farming in Brazil

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      Pages 263-279

      Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi for Jatropha Production

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      Pages 281-295

      Diversity, Farming Systems, Growth and Productivity of Jatropha curcas L. in the Sudano-Sahelian Zone of Senegal, West Africa

  5. Byproducts

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      Pages 297-297

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      Pages 299-310

      Assessment of the Potential of Jatropha curcas for Energy Production and Other Uses

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      Pages 311-331

      Jatropha curcas Biodiesel, Challenges and Opportunities: Is it a Panacea for Energy Crisis, Ecosystem Service and Rural Livelihoods?

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      Pages 333-341

      Use of Jatropha curcas L. (Non-Toxic Variety) as Traditional Food and Generation of New Products in Mexico

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      Pages 343-354

      Jatropha Seeds Oil and Products: Important Properties with Respect to Uses

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      Pages 355-368

      Value-Addition of Jatropha Cake and Its Utilization as Manure in Jatropha and Other Crops

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      Pages 369-382

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

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