The Floral Biology of Jatropha curcas L.—A Review

  title={The Floral Biology of Jatropha curcas L.—A Review},
  author={Jonathan Fresnedo-Ram{\'i}rez},
  journal={Tropical Plant Biology},
Jatropha curcas L. (Euphorbiaceae) has attracted considerable recent attention as a potential horticultural crop based on the quality of its oil seed for biodiesel production, and its ability to grow in unproductive subtropical or subdesert soils. Additionally, several characteristics of the species make it a good model for a more thorough understanding of the reproductive biology of a species undergoing the domestication process. To date, there is limited information about its reproductive… Expand

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