Camelina


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Noun1.Camelina - annual and biennial herbs of Mediterranean to central AsiaCamelina - annual and biennial herbs of Mediterranean to central Asia
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, family Brassicaceae, family Cruciferae, mustard family - a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
Camelina sativa, gold of pleasure - annual European false flax having small white flowers; cultivated since Neolithic times as a source of fiber and for its oil-rich seeds; widely naturalized in North America
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Shown is the ancient crop camelina whose oil which is extracted from its seed is being tested as a biofuel.
A six-partner consortium, led by Saskatchewan-based Targeted Growth Canada (TGC), expects to demonstrate the emerging biofuel produced from camelina in a Porter Airlines Q400 turboprop by early 2012.
The Green Hornet was fitted with a General Electric F414 turbofan engine fuelled by a 50/50 biofuel blend derived from the camelina plant, a renewable, non-food source.
The biofuel in the blend was a hydrotreated renewable jet fuel made from camelina, a non-food plant.
The companies plan to jointly develop integrated Camelina cultivation and associated refinery projects in the U.S., Europe, South America, and Asia.
The companies plan to produce renewable jet fuels and develop integrated camelina cultivation and refinery projects in the US, Europe, South America and Asia.
Chapters cover managing invasive plants in natural areas, weed competitiveness of aerobic rice genotypes, developing weed control methods for camelina (a newly introduced, high-value oil seed crop), the contribution of arable weeds to biodiversity, and biophotons as a novel indicator of herbicidal selectivity in plants.
The fuel used in the recent run of tests was created from the camelina plant, which is in the same family of plants as the mustard seed and rapeseed.
Camelina, one such potential source of fuel, is attracting a high level of interest.
The fuel, which is aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions from flights, is derived mainly from camelina, a plant in the mustard family.
Tokyo, Jan 30, 2009 - (JCN Newswire) - Today, Japan Airlines (JAL) became the first airline to conduct a demonstration flight using a sustainable biofuel primarily refined from the energy crop, camelina. It was also the first demo flight using a combination of three sustainable biofuel feedstocks, as well as the first one using Pratt & Whitney engines.
The funding, from the Montana Growth Through Agriculture (GTA) program, goes to Great Plains - The Camelina Company, which is developing Camelina sativa (camelina) as an oilseed crop for biodiesel production in Montana, Washington, Oregon and surrounding states.