Saturday, November 11, 2017

Energy from Plants

Dr Abe V Rotor
Living with Nature - School on Blog

 Stick plant (Euphorbia tirucali).  Extract is 
processed into diesel fuel and oil, UST
 Hanga, ripe berries burn bright yellow, 
DENR Loakan, Baguio.
Green charcoal from talahib (Saccharum spontaneum)
Plant residues and farm wastes, as firewood substitute
  (eg rice hull, coconut coir and sawdust), generation  
of biogas and composting into organic 
fertilizer.  Landscape supplies, QC

Firewood - conventional fuel and still the most popular 

fuel for the kitchen in the world. Firewood farming is 
gaining popularity. Food cooked with firewood retains 
a natural taste and aroma. 
 Bitaog or palomaria (Calophylum inophylum).  Seeds contain 
oil for lubrication and fuel. UST Botanical Garden

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