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Israeli biofuel developer Evogene expands pact with Brazil’s SLC Agricola

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

Evogene develops technologies for improving plan yields from castor beans seeds.  The implementation has great potential for aviation bio-fuel, which market is expected to reach 15 billion liters in 2020. Castor bean seeds have potential advantages over canola and soy beans, in
For the full The Marker article please click here. the essential requirements of cost effectiveness, sustainability and land availability. The expansion follows the completion of recent field trials in north east Brazil showing that strains of the plant developed by Evogene have greater yield potential.

 


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