General Studies I
Other than Jatropha curcas, why is Pongamia pinnata also considered a good option for the production of bio-diesel in India?
1. Pongamia pinnata grows naturally in most of the arid regions of India
2. The seed of Pongamia pinnata are rich in lipid content of which nearly half is oleic acid
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
|C||Both 1 and 2|
|D||Neither 1 nor 2|
Pongamia pinnata has the rare property of producing seeds of 25-40% lipid content of which nearly half is oleic acid.