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Group Projects

Small Scale Oil-Press

The purpose of this project was to design a small-scale oil press suitable for oil crops such as soy, peanut, sunflower and Jatropha, to advance sustainable, locally ranged biodiesel production.

Jatropha Seed Germination

The Bioenergy Summer School Interns collected different types of Jatropha seeds to experiment with several germination methods. The following are methods that the interns employed in efforts to germinate their seeds.

Biodiesel from waste vegetable oil