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Marginal uplands are among the highly vulnerable areas exposed to extreme environmental harsh conditions. To ensure the ecological stability of the watershed, rehabilitation strategies of these marginal degraded uplands is of urgency. Among the promising rehabilitation species is Jatropha curcas L. ...

Author(s)
Paelmo, R. F.; Villancio, V. T.; Paelmo, G. G.
Publisher
International Society for Southeast Asian Agricultural Sciences (ISSAAS) Philippines, Los Banos, Philippines
Citation
Journal of ISSAAS (International Society for Southeast Asian Agricultural Sciences), 2016, 22, 1, pp 111-122
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Indonesias forests make up one of the worlds most biologically diverse ecosystems. They have long been harvested by local people to meet their daily needs. Since the 1970s, a combination of demographic, economic and policy factors has driven forest exploitation at the industrial scale and resulted...

Author(s)
Casson, A.; Muliastra, Y. I. K. D.; Obidzinski, K.
Publisher
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
CIFOR Working Paper, 2014, No.170, pp 122 pp.
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Defoliation in jatropha started in first week of October and continued up to end of February, majority of which being completed by mid-February. Leaf primordia started appearing after mid March. The emerging leaves attained full size in about one month, although emergence of new leaves and their ...

Author(s)
Dalal, V.; Dhillon, R. S.; Goyal, S. C.; Sheokand, R. N.
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2014, 32, 2, pp 444-449
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The effects of treatment with 50 and 100 mM NaCl on cotyledon growth, nitrogen assimilation, and the activities of key nitrogen metabolism enzymes were investigated in developing Jatropha curcas cotyledons. Growth inhibition was observed, and relative water content in the developing cotyledons...

Author(s)
Gao, S.; Liu, K. T.; Chung, T. W.; Chen, F.
Publisher
Chilean Society of Soil Science, Temuco, Chile
Citation
Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 2013, 13, 1, pp 99-113
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Jatropha curcas L., a plant-based fuel substitute source is one of the potential alternative energy sources which is catering to the mitigation and adaptation to climate change, and rehabilitation of marginal and degraded areas. Given its potentials in addressing environmental degradation, energy...

Author(s)
Furoc-Paelmo, R.; Visco, R. G.; Carandang, W. M.; Castillo, A. S. A.; Cruz, R. V. O.
Publisher
Crop Science Society of the Philippines, College, Philippines
Citation
Philippine Journal of Crop Science, 2012, 37, 3, pp 76-87
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Tree species selection to inter-cultivate with food crops has often been made on the basis of traditional knowledge by farmers in Ghana. Lately, Taungya system has been introduced to enable farmers produce food and at the same time retain the forest cover in communities bordering forest reserves....

Author(s)
Abugre, S.; Apetorgbor, A. K.; Antwiwaa, A.; Apetorgbor, M. M.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), Ladkrabang, Thailand
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2011, 7, 3, pp 825-834
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Objective: The aim was to investigate the kinds of chemical components and their content in leaf, bark and seed extracts of Jatropha curcas L. by supercritical CO2 extraction, aiming at providing basis for the development of Jatropha curcas L. in the field of pesticide and medicine. Method:...

Author(s)
He LiPing; Lang NanJun; Feng Wu; Yu Zhen; Ma HuiFen; Zheng Ke; Peng MingJun; Kong JiJun; Yuan RuiLing; Zhao Lin; Su Yi; Xiang ZhenYong
Publisher
The Journal Board of Medicinal Plant, Cranston, USA
Citation
Medicinal Plant, 2010, 1, 7, pp 41-44
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Jatropha curcas has evoked much interest globally as a potential bio-diesel plant and for its role in sustainable development of the wastelands. A wide range of yield and oil content have been reported in different seed sources. There is a need to standardize vegetative propagation technique for...

Author(s)
Ashraf, M.; Gill, R. I. S.; Baljit Singh
Publisher
Indian Society of Agroforestry, National Research Centre for Agroforestry, Jhansi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Agroforestry, 2008, 10, 1, pp 52-55
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Jatropha is traditionally used for medicine, pesticides, cosmetics and as live hedge. But recently, its potential use as, the petro crop was realised. It is a potential substitute for diesel fuel. Wide hybridisation between J. curcas and J. gossypifolia was attempted in the present study. To...

Author(s)
Mukewar, A. M.; Zope, J. S.; Narkhede, S. S.; Deshmukh, A. J.
Publisher
Bioved Research Society, Allahabad, India
Citation
New Agriculturist, 2006, 17, 1/2, pp 219-222
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The growth and yield of Jatropha curcas in waste lands of Allahabad, Kaushambi and Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh, India, were evaluated during 2003-2004. Under the project "Development of waste land through different agroforestry models in Uttar Pradesh, J. curcas was grown in different agroforestry...

Author(s)
Lal, S. B.; Biswarup Mehera; Ram Chandra; Amit Larkin
Publisher
Bioved Research Society, Allahabad, India
Citation
New Agriculturist, 2004, 15, 1/2, pp 141-144

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