Jatropha plant (Jatropha curcas):
1. is a source of edible vegetable oil which can be also used to produce biofuel
2. is an excellent Carbon Sink and is useful for cosmetics and fertilizer industry
3. is native of Central Africa
Which among the above statements is / are correct ?

Answer: [C] Only 2

The Jatropha curcas, source of inedible vegetable oil that is used to produce biofuel and which works as a carbon sink . Jatropha curcas is a small, perennial shrub that grows 3-5 meters in height. It was originally native to Central America, and grows well in the tropics. It has many uses, among them biofuel, cosmetics, and fertilizer

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