What We Do

SUPPORTING NEW GENERATION BIOFUEL

JATROPOWER is committed to ecologically, socially and economically sustainable production of biofuels

 

  • JATROPOWER is a leading developer of Jatropha curcas, an oil seed plant with potential for production of sustainable fuels on degraded soils in an economically viable way.
  • JATROPOWER’s central area of activity is research and development for
    • Increasing yield of jatropha seeds through conventional selection and breeding.
    • Developing non-toxic, edible jatropha into a profitable, multi-purpose crop.
    • Developing best practices and models for efficient jatropha cultivation.
    • Developing scalable, robust and cost-effective processing technologies for jatropha seeds, especially non-toxic jatropha seeds.
  • In order to increase the value of the jatropha crop to farmers, JATROPOWER has introduced the first commercial non-toxic, edible jatropha varieties (called Xuta in Mexico) Non-toxic jatropha into the market in 2016.
  • The company’s present jatropha seed portfolio includes three elite conventional cultivars, two F1 Hybrid seeds and one elite non-toxic jatropha cultivar.

JATROPOWER Unique Selling Points

  • Only company selling jatropha seeds in commercial quantities presently.
  • Most competitive pricing for highest quality products and services
  • Personnel involved with longest experience in jatropha research
  • Partnership with reputable international research institutions

 

What we offer

  • Elite, non-toxic, edible Jatropha curcas seeds
  • Jatropha curcas F1 Hybrid seeds
  • Elite line cultivar seeds of conventional Jatropha curcas
  • Technical consultancy on all aspects of jatropha cultivation
  • Technical support with small scale processing of jatropha seeds; deshelling, oil extraction from jatropha kernels, shell pelleting