Tag Archives: Jatropha curcas L.

Diversity and Foraging Behavior of Dipteran Pollinators of Physic nut (Jatropha curcas L.) in Thailand

Insect pollinators increase fruit and seed setting of Jatropha curcas L. Therefore, it is important to understand the diversity of fly species as pollinators and their pollination effectiveness. This study was performed at 19 locations in 5 regions of Thailand from March 2012 to May 2014. In total, 491 individual flies were identified belonging to 30 species, 22 genera and ... Read More »

Growth, Biomass and Carbon Storage of Jatropha curcas L.

Study on the growth, biomass and carbon storage in Jatropha curcas L. was carried out at the National Corn and Sorghum Research Center, Nakhon Ratchasima province.  The objective was to study the growth and carbon storage in the aboveground biomass of four varieties of 5-year-old J. curcas L. namely, Kamphaeng Saen, KUBP16, KUBP 20 and KUBP74.  A randomized complete block ... Read More »