JatroPower makes progress with more accurate identification of markers for toxicity in Jatropha

SUPPORTING NEW GENERATION BIOFUEL

New publications with information of toxicity specific markers and linkages of other critical characters in jatropha such as seed yield and oil content to specific marker sets expected shortly

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As the fruits mature at different times, farmers normally wait until fruits are dry before plucking. Plucking the fruits while yellow, peeling out the seed and drying them is advisable to get good seed and oil quality.