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  1. Abstract,Forest Policy and Economics, 2018 Trees that produce oilseeds have the potential to improve rural livelihoods through the production ofvegetable oilfor energy and other purposes, as well as valuable co-products, such as animal feed andorganic fertilizers. In Kenya,Croton megalocarpus...
  2. Abstract, Croton oil was extracted from dry seeds by a mechanical pressing machine then filtered to remove solid impurities. Biodiesel was prepared from the oil through a two-stage process in a biodiesel reactor. The optimum reaction conditions were determined by varying parameters such as...
  3. The Journey to Forever website gets about half a million page visits a month, with visitors in 202 countries. It has inspired spin-off projects all over the world, hundreds of them or more, not including the millions of people over the last 12 years who've used it to learn how to turn their...
  4. 2017-01-20 Abstract, 2017 Agroforestry or growing trees in combination with agricultural crops is an age-old practice, especially in Asia and Africa.India, today, stands at the forefront of global efforts in promoting research and education in agroforestry. Agroforestry systems, in addition to the economic...
  5. 2007-10-20 All of us must be wondering how smallholder farmers that we serve, as well as global consumers of food around the world, will be affected by the enormous efforts being made in both temperate and tropical countries to grow their own fuel and move toward energy independence.
  6. Biofuel Research Journal (BRJ)is an Open Access journal withcompletely Free-of-Charge publication policy. BRJ publishes high-qualityoriginal articles, review articles, case studies, book reviews, short communications, and hypotheses on the fundamentals, applications, processing, and management of...
  7. 2017-10-04 The central component of The Vetiver System is Vetiver Grass (Chrysopogon zizanioides), a sterile, non-invasive tropical bunchgrass. It is used throughout the tropics in a wide-range of applications including erosion control, degraded land remediation, soil conservation and runoff retention,...
  8. 2016-11-17 Anaerobic digestion, or biodigestion, involves the microbial degradation of organic materials in an oxygen-free environment. Feedstocks for anaerobic digestion include livestock manures, crop residues, culled fruit and vegetables, food waste, and other organic by-products. The process produces...
  9. This report provides information that decision makers would require in order to be able to decide if further investigation of the process is required through a comprehensive feasibility study which would fully consider local conditions, costs and site-specific factors. To this end, the report...
  10. "Anaerobic digestion, or biodigestion, involves the microbial degradation of organic materials in an oxygen-free environment. Feedstocks for anaerobic digestion include livestock manures, crop residues, culled fruit and vegetables, food waste, and other organic by-products. The process produces...
  11. Halophytesare salt-tolerant plants that are found throughout the world. Halophytes can be used to grow both fuel and food, and a NASA facility is attempting to use halophytes for large-scale fuel production. The aim is to create aviation-grade biofuels without using any arable land, freshwater,...