Definition of jatropha in English:
Any of various plants or shrubs of the genus Jatropha (family Euphorbiaceae), one species of which (Jatropha curcas) produces seeds that can be used in the production of biodiesel.
- Over 11.85 lakh hectares, roughly 20 per cent of the wasteland in Madhya Pradesh, has been acquired for jatropha cultivation.
- Most of the windmill units have started planting jatropha with drip irrigation facility.
- He said tobacco farmers could explore the cultivation of the jatropha plant, whose seed contains edible oil.
Definition of jatropha in:
- US English dictionary