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BREEDING PROGRAMME

We are the first company providing improved cultivars of Jatropha with a proved superiority. We breed cultivars for international markets and supply growers with solutions to suit their needs.
 

 

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CULTIVATION PARTNERS

First projects with improved Jatropha cultivars of JatroSolutions have been implemented in 2017. All projects benefit from our knowledge and expertise, which we have gained within the last decades.

  
 

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SEEDS & SEEDLINGS

To combat desertification, produce biofuel, produce high-protein livestock feed or even food and oil for human consumption - there are many uses for Jatropha, and we offer optimised cultivars for them all!


 

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Book Chapters

2019

Martin, M., E. Senger, B. Bohlinger, J.M. Montes, Z. Andrianirina, E. Dongmeza (2018). Genetic Improvement of edible and non-edible jatropha for marginal environments in sub-Saharan Africa. In: S. Mulpuri, N. Carels, B. Bahadur (eds.) Jatropha, Challenges for a New Energy Crop - Vol 3: A Sustainable Multipurpose Crop. Springer-Verlag. For orders here: Jatropha, Challenges for a New Energy Crop.

2018

Heinrich, G. (2018). Jatropha curcas L. -  An Alternative Oil Crop. Kaltschmitt, M. & Neuling, U. (eds.), Biokerosene - Status and Prospects, Springer-Verlag, Chapter 11 pp. 237-257. 

2012

Devappa, R.K., H.P.S. Makkar, K. Becker (2012). Chapter 21-Phytochemicals in Jatropha Seeds and Potential Agro-Pharmaceutical Applications of Jatropha curcas Phorbol Esters. N. Carels et al. (eds.), Jatropha, Challenges for a New Energy Crop: Volume 1: 383, Farming, Economics and Biofuel, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-4806-8_21

Devappa, R.K., H.P.S. Makkar (2012). Analytical methods for determination of phorbol esters in Jatropha plant parts and their products. In: Symposium Detoxification and Utilization of Jatropha and Castor seed. Ed. C.M. Rodrigues. Embrapa, Brazil. Jul 4 (2012). 8

Makkar, H.P.S., V. Kumar, K. Becker (2012). Use of detoxified Jatropha kernel meal and protein isolate in farm animal species in "Opportunities and Challenges in Utilizing Co-products of the Biofuel Industry as Livestock Feed", FAO, Rome Italy. Chapter 21, pp. 351-378.

1997

Argheore, E.M., H.P.S. Makkar, K. Becker (1997). Lectin Activity in Toxic and Non-toxic Varieties of Jatropha curcas using a Latex Agglutination Test. In: Proceedings of Jatropha 97: Biofuels and Industrial Products from Jatropha curcas. Eds. Gübitz, G.M. et al., 23-27 Feb., 65-69.

Makkar, H.P.S., K. Becker (1997). Potential of J. curcas Seed Meal as a Protein Supplement to Livestock Feed, Constraints to its Utilisation and Possible Strategies to Overcome Constraints. In: Proceedings of Jatropha 97: Biofuels and Industrial Products from Jatropha curcas. 23-27 Feb., 190-205.

 

 

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