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- Resende, Marcos Deon V., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Industrial crops and products 2015 v.69 pp. 355-361
- Jatropha curcas; agronomic traits; biodiesel; canopy; crossing; cultivars; domestication; fruit growing; fruits; genetic improvement; genotype; oilseed crops; planting; seed yield; yield components
- ... Jatropha curcas L., the most promising oilseed plant for biodiesel and biokerosene, is in the process of domestication, and the economic, social and environmental viability of the crop depends on increasing its yield performance. Low seed yield is due, above all, to planting of non-improved cultivars. We evaluated 16 half-sib families in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th years after planting. The components ev ...