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New Crops Info 2014
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Crop Uses and Products

Biofuel

[search terms: biofuel, biodiesel, bioethanol, green diesel, biogas, petrol, green energy]

 

Jatropha curcas

Barbados Nut, Purging Nut, Physic Nut, JCL

27.02

Pongamia pinnata

Indian Beech, Pongam Oiltree, Karanj, Honge, Pungai, Kanuga, Naktamala

12.56

Madhuca indica

Moa Tree, Mahwa, Mahua, Iluppai

11.75

Brassica carinata

Ethiopian Mustard, Abyssinian Mustard

10.03

Camelina sativa

Gold-Of-Pleasure, Camelina, Gold-Of-Pleasure, False Flax, Wild Flax, Linseed Dodder, German Sesame, Siberian Oilseed

4.15

Calophyllum inophyllum

Alexandrian Laurel, Alexandrian Laurel, Balltree, Beach Calophyllum, Beach Touriga, Beautyleaf, Borneo-Mahogany, Indian Doomba Oiltree, Indian-Laurel, Laurelwood, Red Poon, Satin Touriga, Tacamahac-Tree

2.11

Cynara cardunculus

Cardoon, Artichoke Thistle, Cardone, Cardoni, Carduni, Cardi

1.83

Elaeis guineensis

African Oil Palm, Macaw-Fat

1.53

Cerbera odollam

Suicide Tree, Pong-Pong, Othalanga

1.43

Vernicia montana

Mu Oil Tree

1.43

Panicum virgatum

Switchgrass, Tall Panic Grass, Wobsqua Grass, Blackbent, Tall Prairiegrass, Wild Redtop, Thatchgrass, Virginia Switchgrass

1.33

Moringa oleifera

Horseradishtree, Moringa, Drumstick Tree, Horseradish Tree, Ben Oil Tree, Benzoil Tree

0.87

Salvadora oleoides

 

0.69

Sapium sebiferum

 

0.67

Vernicia fordii

Tungoil Tree

0.54

Pistacia chinensis

Chinese Pistache

0.52

Xanthoceras sorbifolia

Yellow-Horn

0.50

Abutilon muticum

 

0.42

Syagrus coronata

Ouricury Palm

0.37

Idesia polycarpa

 

0.37

Jatropha gossypiifolia

Bellyache Bush, Black Physicnut, Cotton-Leaf Physicnut

0.35

Madhuca longifolia

Mahua, Mahwa, Iluppai

0.34

Arundo donax

Giant Cane, Carrizo, Arundo, Spanish Cane, Colorado River Reed, Wild Cane, Giant Reed

0.34

Aleurites moluccana

Candlenut, Candleberry, Indian Walnut, Kemiri, Varnish Tree, Nuez De La India, Buah Keras, Kukui Nut Tree

0.34

Cuphea viscosissima

Blue Waxweed, Clammy Cuphea, Tarweed

0.32

Simmondsia chinensis

Jojoba

0.31

Moringa concanensis

 

0.29

Jatropha integerrima

Peregrina, Spicy Jatropha

0.26

Azadirachta indica

Neem, Nimtree, Indian Lilac

0.26

Terminalia catappa

Tropical Almond

0.24

Crambe abyssinica

Crambe

0.24

Cyperus laxus

 

0.23

Cyperus aggregatus

Inflatedscale Flatsedge

0.23

Simarouba glauca

Paradisetree

0.22

Hibiscus esculentus

 

0.22

Millettia pinnata

Pongame Oiltree, Indian Beech, Pongam Oiltree, Karanj, Honge, Pungai, Kanuga, Naktamala

0.22

Cerbera manghas

Sea Mango

0.21

Camellia oleifera

Oil-Seed Camellia, Tea Oil Camellia

0.21

Astrocaryum vulgare

Tucum, Tucumã-Do-Pará, Aouara, Wara Awara, Awarra, Chontilla

0.20

Garcinia indica

Garcinia, Kokum

0.20

Michelia champaca

Michelia, Yellow Jade Orchid Tree

0.18

Canarium commune

Canarium Nut

0.18

Sapindus trifoliatus

Threeleaf Soapberry

0.17

Ricinus communis

castorbean, castor oil plant

0.17

Sterculia foetida

Hazel Sterculia

0.16

Miscanthus sacchariflorus

Amur Silvergrass, Amur Silver-Grass

0.16

Madhuca latifolia

Butter Tree

0.16

Guizotia abyssinica

Guioa, Wild Quince

0.15

Neolitsea cassia

Smooth Barbed Bollygum, Grey Bollywood

0.15

Balanites aegyptiaca

Desert Date, Soap Berry Tree, Soap Berry Bush, Thron Tree, Egyptian Myrobalan, Egyptian Balsam, Zachum Oil Tree, Lalob, Hidjihi, Inteishit, Heglig, Hijlij, Aduwa, Mchunju, Bedena

0.15

Eruca sativa

Salad Rocket, Roquette, Rucola, Rugula, Colewort, Arugula, Garden Rocket, Rocket, Eruca

0.15

Thevetia peruviana

Luckynut

0.15

Mesua ferrea

Ceylon Ironwood, Indian Rose Chestnut, Cobra's Saffron

0.13

Lesquerella fendleri

Fendler's Bladderpod, Yellowtop, Lesquerella

0.12

Aphanamixis polystachya

Pithraj Tree

0.12

Madhuca butyracea

Chiuri Plant

0.12

Schleichera trijuga

 

0.11

Jatropha multifida

Coralbush

0.11

Helianthus tuberosus

Paleleaf Woodland Sunflower, Paleleaf Sunflower, Woodland Sunflower

0.11

Euphorbia lathyris

Moleplant, Caper Spurge, Paper Spurge, Gopher Spurge, Gopher Plant, Mole Plant

0.11

Schleichera oleosa

Lac Tree

0.10

Jatropha macrorhiza

Ragged Nettlespurge

0.10

Miscanthus sinensis

Chinese Silvergrass, Chinese Silver Grass, Eulalia Grass, Maiden Grass, Zebra Grass, Susuki Grass, Porcupine Grass

0.10

Ceiba pentandra

Kapoktree, Kapok, Java Cotton, Java Kapok, Silk Cotton, Ceiba.

0.10

Sida hermaphrodita

Virginia Fanpetals

0.10

 

 


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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/databases/apni-search-full.html; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium http://www.ipni.org/index.html; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service http://plants.usda.gov/;DJ Mabberley (1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press (Second Edition); JH Wiersma and B Leon (1999) World Economic Plants, CRC Press; RJ Hnatiuk (1990) Census of Australian Vascular Plants, Australian Government Publishing Service; for information: Science Direct http://www.sciencedirect.com/; Wiley Online Library http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/advanced/search; High Wire http://highwire.stanford.edu/cgi/search; Oxford Journals http://services.oxfordjournals.org/search.dtl; USDA National Agricultural Library http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/booleancube/booleancube_search_cit.html; for synonyms: The Plant List http://www.theplantlist.org/; for common names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page; etc.


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