[permaculture] plants for producing oil for biodiesel use

John Caccia jc at rockymountaintrading.com
Wed Jul 26 16:23:19 EDT 2006


I hear hemp is the best solution!
JC


On Jul 25, 2006, at 10:15 PM, Guyton Durnin wrote:

> Hello everyone!  While I currently am producing biodiesel on the small 
> scale
> for my University in Houston, TX using WVO, I am interested in finding 
> out
> what types of plants are good for producing the oil necessary for the 
> raw
> product.
>
> Specifically, I want a plant that is fast growing (so that production 
> can
> start in a year or so) and that can grow in different areas of Africa 
> as I
> would like to help groups setup biodiesel projects there.
>
> The area that I'm currently looking at has access to irrigation 
> through bore
> holes (although the water can be slightly salty).  Any thoughts or
> suggestions on where I should start looking would be greatly 
> appreciated!
>
>
> Guyton Durnin
> Rice University
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