Propagation techniques

Using hard cuttings in poly bags is a  reliable way of setting up a Jatropha plantation. It offers flexibility at planting time and a very even stand of Jatropha because plants can be graded. It takes about 6 -10 weeks to grow a new plant from a hard cutting. Read more
 Successful seeding starts with good seed quality. Read more
Although there are claims about millions of Jatropha plants grown via tissue culture, I did not find any prove of it in the field. Jatropha is not an easy plant to propagate with the help of this technique. Read more
Plants may be grafted in a multitude of ways and for many different reasons. Read more
The soft cuttings procedure is based on techniques used in commercial ornamental horticulture (Carnations, chrysanthemums etc.) The method has been developed by the Dutch company Agriom and more or less simultaneously by the agricultural faculty of the university of Bogor, IPB, Indonesia. Read more