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Comment: Sober notes on Jatropha potential as biofuel

Vegetable oil yields

Biodiesel yield = oil yield x 0.8 approx.

Note: These are conservative estimates -- crop yields can vary widely.

Ascending orderCropkg oil/halitres oil/halbs oil/acreUS gal/acre
corn (maize)14517212918
cashew nut14817613219
oats18321716323
lupine19523217525
kenaf23027320529
calendula25630522933
cotton27332524435
hemp30536327239
soybean37544633548
coffee38645934549
linseed (flax)40247835951
hazelnuts40548236251
euphorbia44052439356
pumpkin seed44953440157
coriander45053640257
mustard seed48157243061
camelina49058343862
sesame58569652274
safflower65577958583
rice69682862288
tung oil tree790940705100
sunflowers800952714102
cocoa (cacao)8631026771110
peanuts8901059795113
opium poppy9781163873124
rapeseed10001190893127
olives10191212910129
castor beans118814131061151
pecan nuts150517911344191
jojoba152818181365194
jatropha159018921420202
macadamia nuts188722461685240
brazil nuts201023921795255
avocado221726381980282
coconut226026892018287
oil palm500059504465635
[Review in RDF]

by Simplify3 on Apr. 11 2008


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