As entrepreneurs turn their attention to second generation, non-food biocrops, a new potential issue arises. Many of these plants, like Jatropha, are basically weeds that can grow anywhere. Will these weeds escape from biofuel harvesting areas and become invasive species, like … [Read more...] about Non-food biocrops for biodiesel. The next invasive super weeds?
With growing concern about the use of food crops as a fuel source; the Central American Jatropha tree is looking pretty attractive.Â The tree produces seeds that are as much as 40% oil that can used as biodiesel.Â In addition, the remainder of the seeds can be used for … [Read more...] about Jatropha, a non-food biodiesel source