SAT Electronic Library News Vol 7 No 3 Aug 2010

Biofuel Plants

Abdelgadir, H.A.; Jäger, A.K.; Johnson, S.D.; Staden, J.van. 2010. Influence of plant growth regulators on flowering, fruiting, seed oil content, and oil quality of Jatropha curcas. South African Journal of Botany 76(3):440-446.

Agarwal, A.K.; Dhar, A. 2010. Experimental investigations of preheated jatropha oil fuelled direct injection compression ignition engine - Part 1: Performance, emission, and combustion characteristics. Journal of ASTM International (JAI) 7(6):JAI 102414.

Andréo-Souza, Y.; Pereira, A.L.; Silva, F.F.S.da; Riebeiro-Reis, R.C.; Evangelista, M.R.V.; Castro, R.D.de; Dantas, B.F. 2010. Effect of salinity on physic nut (Jatropha curcas L.) seed germination and seedling initial growth. Revista Brasileira de Sementes 32(2):83-92.

Biswas, P.K.; Pohit, S.; Kumar, R. 2010. Biodiesel from jatropha: can India meet the 20% blending target? Energy Policy 38(3):1477-1484.

Chaves, L.H.G.; Mesquita, E.F.de; Araujo, D.L.de; França, C.P.de. 2010. Growth, distribution and content of copper and zinc in Jatropha curcas L. plants. Revista Ciência Agronômica 41(2):167-176.

Deng WenXiang; Hai MeiRong; Jiang ChunHe; Dabuxilatu. 2010. Effects of different ratios of rose residue and Jatropha curcas oil dry on dynamic changes of nitrogen during high-temperature composting. Journal of Yunnan Agricultural University 25(3):414-418.

Devappa, R.K.; Makkar, H.P.S.; Becker, K. 2010. Optimization of conditions for the extraction of phorbol esters from Jatropha oil. Biomass and Bioenergy 34(8):1125-1133.

Dubey, A.; Oreya, S.; Gupta, N; Pandey, K.L.; Shah; Arif, M. 2010. In vitro regeneration of Jatropha curcas L.using petiole explants. Biochemical and Cellular Archives 10(1):7-12.

Durães, F.O.M.; Laviola, B.G.; Sundfeld, E.; Mendonça, S.; Bhering, L.L. 2009. Research, development and innovation in jatropha for biofuel production. Documentos - Embrapa Agroenergia 01):27.
Ghosh, A.; Chikara, J.; Chaudhary, D.R.; Prakash, A.R.; Boricha, G.;
Zala, A. 2010. Paclobutrazol arrests vegetative growth and unveils unexpressed yield potential of Jatropha curcas. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 29(3):307-315.

Gonçalves, S.B.; Mendonça, S.; Laviola, B.G. 2009. Procedures in the handling of toxic, allergenic and antinutritional components of jatropha and its products. Circular Técnica - Embrapa Agroenergia, 01:5.

Guo QiaoSheng; Li YuChuan; Shao QingSong; Guo Fei; Zhang XueHai. 2010. Bioactivity of extracts from Jatropha curcas L.branches and leaves against plant pathogenic fungi. Bulletin of Botanical Research 30(4):503-507.

Jha, C.K.; Patel, D.; Rajendran, N.; Saraf, M.; 2010, Combinatorial assessment on dominance and informative diversity of PGPR from rhizosphere of Jatropha curcas L. Journal of Basic Microbiology 50(3):211-253.

Karaj, S.; Müller, J. 2010. Determination of physical, mechanical and chemical properties of seeds and kernels of Jatropha curcas L. Industrial Crops and Products 32(2):129-138.

Katole, S.; Saha, S.K.; Sastry, V.R.B.; Nandi, S.; Lade, M.H.; Sharma, K. 2010. Assessment of curcin activity of raw and processed Jatropha meal. Indian Veterinary Journal 87(6):581-583.

Kaul, S.; Porwal, J.; Garg, M.O. 2010. Parametric study of Jatropha seeds for biodiesel production by reactive extractionJournal of the American Oil Chemists' Society 87(8):903-908.

Khurana-Kaul, V.; Kachhwaha, S.; Kothari, S.L. 2010. Direct shoot regeneration from leaf explants of Jatropha curcas in response to thidiazuron and high copper contents in the medium. Biologia Plantarum 54(2):369-372.

Kumar, A.; Sharma, S.; Mishra, S. 2010. Influence of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi and salinity on seedling growth, solute accumulation, and mycorrhizal dependency of Jatropha curcas L. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 29(3):297-306.

Kumar, M.N.S.; Yaakob, Z.; Mohan, N.; Siddaramaiah; Babu, S.P.K. 2010. Mechanical and abrasive wear studies on biobased jatropha oil cake incorporated glass-epoxy composites. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society 87(8):929-936.

Kumar, S.; Sharma, S. 2010. Studies on the factors affecting pathogenicity of root rot caused by Rhizoctonia bataticola in Jatropha curcas. Indian Forester 136(6):736-741.

Laviola, B.G.; Bhering, L.L.; Mendonça, S.; Albrecht, J.C.; Rosado, T.B. 2010. Morpho-agronomic characterization of the Jatropha germplasm bank: results from the first year of evaluation. Comunicado Técnico - Embrapa Agroenergia 03:8.

Li Chun; Yu Min; Chen Fang; Wang ShengHua. 2010. In vitro maturation and germination of Jatropha curcas microspores. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology 12(4):541-546.

Lim, S.; Hoong ShuitSiew; Teong LeeKeat; Bhatia, S. 2010. Supercritical fluid reactive extraction of Jatropha curcas L.seeds with methanol: a novel biodiesel production method. Bioresource Technology 101(18):7169-7172.

Lin Juan; Jin YuanJie; Zhou Xin; Wang JingYa. 2010. Molecular cloning and functional analysis of the gene encoding geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase from Jatropha curcas. African Journal of Biotechnology 9(23):3342-3351.

Makkar, H.P.S.; Becker, K. 2010. Are Jatropha curcas phorbol esters degraded by rumen microbes? Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 90(9):1562-1565.

Manurung, R.; Wever, D.A.Z.; Wildschut, J.; Venderbosch, R.H.; Hidayat, H.; Dam, J.E.G.van; Leijenhorst, E.J.; Broekhuis, A.A.; Heeres, H.J.; Campbell, G.M.; Vadlani, P. 2009. Valorisation of Jatropha curcas L. plant parts: nut shell conversion to fast pyrolysis oil. Food and Bioproducts Processing 87(3):187-196.
Marasabessy, A.; Moeis, M.R.; Sanders, J.P.M.; Weusthuis, R.A. 2010. Coconut oil extraction by the traditional Java method: an investigation of its potential application in aqueous Jatropha oil extraction. Biomass and Bioenergy 34(8):1141-1148.

Mendonça, S.; Laviola, B.G. 2009. Potential use and toxicity of jatropha cake. Comunicado Técnico - Embrapa Agroenergia 01:8.

Mponela, P.; Mwase, W.F.; Jumbe, C.B.L.; Ntholo, M. 2010. Plant species diversity on marginal and degraded areas for Jatropha curcas L.cultivation in Malawi. African Journal of Agricultural Research 5(12):1497-1503.

Ng KoSin; Ooi WeiYang; Goh LayKoon; Rajaiah Shenbagarathai; Kumar Sudesh. 2010. Evaluation of jatropha oil to produce poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) by Cupriavidus necator H16. Polymer Degradation and Stability 95(8):1365-1369.

Ovando-Medina, I.; Espinosa-García, F.; Núñez-Farfán, J.; Salvador-Figueroa, M. 2009. Does biodiesel from Jatropha curcas represent a sustainable alternative energy source? Sustainability 1(4):1035-1041.

Paiva Neto, V.B.de; Brenha, J.A.M.; Freitas, F.B.de; Zuffo, M.C.R.; Alvarez, R.de C.F. 2010. Reproductive biology aspects of Jatropha curcas L. Ciência e Agrotecnologia 34(3):558-563.

Pamidimarri, D.V.N.S.; Mastan, S.G.; Hifzur Rahman; Reddy, M.P. 2010. Molecular characterization and genetic diversity analysis of Jatropha curcas L. in India using RAPD and AFLP analysis. Molecular Biology Reports 37(5):2249-2257.

Parawira, W. 2010. Biodiesel production from Jatropha curcas: a review. Scientific Research and Essays 5(14):1796-1808.

Parthiban, K.T.; Kumar, R.S.; Thiyagarajan, P.; Subbulakshmi, V.; Sujatha, M.; Rao, M.G. 2009. Jatropha hybrids: a promising development in biofuel research. Asia-Pacific Agroforestry Network (APAN), APANews 35:7-8.

Pedraza Sánchez, E.A.; Cayón Salinas, D.G. 2010. Morphophysiological characterization of Jatropha curcas L.variety Brazil in two areas of Colombia. Acta Agronómica, Universidad Nacional de Colombia 59(1):30-36.

Pei HongJie; Zhao DeGang; Song Baoan. 2010. Genetic transformation of explant with KN1 gene and its overexpression on transgenic plant in Jatropha curcas L. Genomics and Applied Biology 29(3):419-426.

Prasanthi, L.; Reddy, P.M.; Sudhakar, P.S.; Babu, B.B.; Reddy, K.R.; 2010. Genetic divergence studies in Jatropha (Jatropha cureas L.) for seed yield and oil content. Crop Research 39(1/2/3):132-135.

Qian JunFeng; Shi HaiXian; Yun Zhi. 2010. Preparation of biodiesel from Jatropha curcas L.oil produced by two-phase solvent extraction. Bioresource Technology 101(18):7025-7031.

Rahman, M.M.; Banu, L.B.; Uddin, M.N.; Begum, M.M. 2009. A study to establish a protocol for cultivation of Jatropha curcas Linn. Bangladesh Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 44(4):457-460.

Raja, S.A.; Kennedy, Z.R.; Pillai, B.C.; Lee, C.L.R. 2010. Flash pyrolysis of jatropha oil cake in electrically heated fluidized bed reactor. Energy (Oxford) 35(7):2819-2823.

Rosado, T.B.; Laviola, B.G.; Pappas, M.de C.R.; Bhering, L.L.; Quirino, B.F.; Grattapaglia, D. 2009. Evaluation of genetic diversity in Jatropha germplasm bank by molecular markers. Boletim de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento - Embrapa Agroenergia 1:24.

Sarhan, A.Z.; Daliab, T.M.A.; El-Dayem, A.M.A.M.; Bahnasy, M.I. 2010. A study of water and fertilization requirements of Jatropha curcas, L.under sewage water irrigation conditions. Bulletin of Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University 61(2):173-181.

Shen JunLing; Ni HuiQun; Chen XiaoYang; Huang ShaoWei. 2010. Genetic diversity of Jatropha curcas with SRAP molecular markers. Journal of Zhejiang Forestry College 27(3):347-353.
Shrivastav, A.; Mishra, S.K.; Shethia, B.; Pancha, I.; Jain, D.; Mishra, S. 2010. Isolation of promising bacterial strains from soil and marine environment for polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) production utilizing Jatropha biodiesel byproduct. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 47(2):283-287.

Shukla, R.; Jamaluddin; Pandey, A.K. 2010. Studies on phosphatase enzyme activity of Pseudomonas fluorescens isolates of Jatropha curcas L. Indian Forester 136(4):451-455.

Silva, E.N.; Ferreira-Silva, S.L.; Viégas, R.A.; Silveira, J.A.G. 2010. The role of organic and inorganic solutes in the osmotic adjustment of drought-stressed Jatropha curcas plants. Environmental and Experimental Botany 69(3):279-285.

Spaltmann, D.; Gablenz, A.von; Woydt, M. 2010. CO2-neutral fuels and lubricants based on second generation oils such as Jatropha. Journal of ASTM International (JAI) 7(4):JAI102549.

Subramanyam, K.; Rao, D.M.; Anitha, S.; Aravinda, A.; Devanna, N.; Subramanyam, K. 2010. The potential of Jatropha curcas - a multipurpose petrocrop species for problematic sites. International Journal of Forest Usufructs Management 11(1):57-67.

Sujan, S.M.A.; Hirata, S.; Minowa, T. 2009. An approach to produce biodiesel from non-edible Jatropha curcus oil through dual step process: preesterification and transesterification. Bangladesh Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 44(3):347-352.

Yang Jing; Yang MingFeng; Wang Dan; Chen Fan; Shen ShiHua. 2010. JcDof1, a Dof transcription factor gene, is associated with the light-mediated circadian clock in Jatropha curcas. Physiologia Plantarum 139(3):324-334.

Zheng Ke; Lang NanJun; Cao FuLiang; Xiang ZhenYong; Yuan RuiLing. 2010. Study on the changes of POD and PPO activity during cutting propagation for Jatropha curcas. Guizhou Agricultural Sciences 4:177-180.

Zhong CongLai; Ding GuiJie; Shen Ling.2010. Optimization of SRAP-PCR amplification system of Jatropha curcas. Guizhou Agricultural Sciences 4:19-22.

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