TITLE

Camelina sativa: a new crop with biofuel potential introduced in India

AUTHOR(S)
Agarwal, Ankur; Pant, T.; Ahmed, Zakwan
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Current Science (00113891);11/10/2010, Vol. 99 Issue 9, p1194
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study that examines a new crop with biofuel potential called Camelina sativa that has been introduced in India. It notes that the plant has an agronomic low-input features and an unusual fatty acid composition with high levels of alpha-linolenic acid. Results of the study confirm the better adaptability of the crop to cooler climate and highlights the need for further studies in relation to its biofuel use in degraded lands.
ACCESSION #
55736849

 

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