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Broad mite (Polyphagotarsonemus latus Banks) is an important polyphagous pest which poses a great threat to a great variety of new fuel plants like Jatropha curcas L. The current status of broad mite as the pest of Jatropha curcas was summarized based on literature review, including its occurrence...

Author(s)
Wu YueKai; Ou GuoTeng; Li XiaoHong
Publisher
Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Nanning, China
Citation
Journal of Southern Agriculture, 2014, 45, 5, pp 776-780
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Objective: In order to study the genetic variability and select superior clone of Jatropha curcas, fruit mass, 100-seed mass, kernel rate, seed rate, seed volume, and oil content were analyzed. Method: The fruit characteristics of 3 years old J. curcas of 33 clones were investigated in Xinhai ...

Author(s)
Hui WenKai; Liu MingQian; Chen LiJun; Peng ChangCao; Chen XiaoYang
Publisher
South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Journal of South China Agricultural University, 2014, 35, 4, pp 85-91
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Jatropha curcas L. is a deciduous shrub or small arbor and belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae. It has high oil content in seed and well developed root system which enables it to grow well in dry and hot valley with barren soil and appalling environmental conditions. In the present study, the...

Author(s)
Zhao BaoRong
Publisher
Editorial Department of Guangxi Agricultural Sciences, Guangxi, China
Citation
Guangxi Agricultural Sciences, 2009, 40, 9, pp 1224-1228