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Khin Thida One, Narathid Muakrong, Chamnanr Phetcharat, Patcharin Tanya, and Peerasak Srinives

Jatropha curcas (jatropha, physic nut) is a shrub producing seeds with high oil for biodiesel production. The center of origin of jatropha is in the Central American region around Mexico. It was introduced to Africa and Asia and cultivated

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Alexandre Bosco de Oliveira, Wagner A. Vendrame, and Luciana Cardoso Nogueira Londe

Jatropha ( Jatropha curcas L.) has been considered a promising species for biofuel production. However, jatropha is still considered undomesticated and breeding and genetic improvement programs are needed. In this context, germplasm collection and

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Kimberly Moore, Scott Greenhut, and Wagner Vendrame

-population variability of Jatropha curcas L. characterized by RAPD and ISSR markers and development of population-specific SCAR markers Euphytica 156 375 386 Fairless, D. 2007 Renewable energy: Energy-go-round Nature 447 1046 1048 Foidl, N. Foidl, G. Sanchez, M

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Narathid Muakrong, Patcharin Tanya, and Peerasak Srinives

, shrubs, and sub-shrubs ( Dehgan, 1984 ). Two better known species, Jatropha curcas L. and Jatropha integerrima Jacq., are cultivated for different uses. J. curcas (jatropha, physic nut) is an oil-bearing tree native to Central America and later

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Jiyu Zhang, Min Wang, Zhenghai Mo, Gang Wang, and Zhongren Guo

); Momordica charantia , McMADS2 (ABC25564); Citrus sinensis , CsAG (ADP02394); Prunus serotina , PsAG (ACH72974); Jatropha curcas , JcAG (AEA11211); Gossypium hirsutum , GhMADS5 (ABM69043); Petunia ×hybrida , FBP7 (CAA57311) and FBP11 (CAA

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Lihang Xie, Lixin Niu, Yanlong Zhang, Min Jin, Duo Ji, and Xiaoxiao Zhang

were observed in seed oil produced by self-pollination, which was in accordance with the findings of other authors in several almond cultivars ( Kodad, 2008 ; Kodad et al., 2009 ) and Jatropha curcas L. ( Samocha et al., 2014 ). However, whereas the

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Bruce L. Dunn and Carla Goad

) noted genotype × environment interactions for SPAD values in jatropha ( Jatropha curcas L.) and suggested each genotype needs to be calibrated for fertilizer application based on physiological status. Table 4. Leaf nitrogen (N) concentration (g·kg −1

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Khalid M. Elhindi, Yaser Hassan Dewir, Abdul-Wasea Asrar, Eslam Abdel-Salam, Ahmed Sharaf El-Din, and Mohamed Ali

most effective in which seed germination increased by 47% ( Dhoran and Gudadhe, 2012 ). IBA also has been reported to increase seed germination of Jatropha curcas by 52% when applied at 2.0 mg·L −1 ( Kumari et al., 2010 ). However, IBA has been

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Geoffrey Meru and Cecilia McGregor

) ( Yermanos et al., 1967 ) a negative correlation between seed size and SOP was reported but in jatropha ( Jatropha curcas ), a positive correlation was observed ( Kaushik et al., 2007 ). In watermelon, a seed size QTL ( Prothro et al., 2012b ) mapped in a

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Tyler Hoskins and Ryan N. Contreras

seed with up to 1.5% EMS at 20 °C for 9 h with no significant reduction in germination percentage. Increasing concentration of EMS reduced seed germination of Jatropha curcas from 58% in the control to 25% when treated with 4% EMS ( Dhakshanamoorthy