Jatropha Consultancy Services
In India, Mission Biofuels India Pvt Ltd has emerged as the leader in the large scale development of Jatropha Curcas. A dedicated team of scientists are working exclusively on devising techniques that can be readily implemented on the fields. Establishment of Hi-tech Jatropha Nurseries for production of Quality Planting Materials ('QPM') for plantations. Development of elite lines, varieties and hybrid for agro-economically important traits of Jatropha. Jatropha seed treatments for faster establishment and to reduce the gestation period. Better management of Jatropha Plantation through well designed Agronomic practices including: Pre-transplantation, transplantation and post-transplantation practices. Plant protection practices. Enhancing the productivity of the standing plantation. Better utilisation of key nutrients in plantations for harvesting higher seed yield with more oil content. Tailoring ideal plant architecture to reduce the gestation period and to harvest the higher seed yield. Physiological, biochemical and molecular aspects of drought stress responses of Jatropha plants. Organising training programs. Development of integrated Jatropha Plant Protection Practices to reduce the yield losses due to infestation of biotic factors.