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Uniyal, M. R.
|Abstract:||<b><i>Jatropha curcas</i> Linn.</b>, commonly known as Purging Nut or Jangli-arandi is a perennial monoecious shrub or small tree up to 6m in height. It is a promising bio-fuel crop which can be successfully cultivated on wastelands. It can also be used to combat soil erosion. It has a productive life of 40-50 years without necessitating planting or tending.|
|Appears in Collections:||NPR Vol.2(5) [September-October 2003]|
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