biofuel: Bagasse, Jatropha, Pongamia - Environment & Biodiversity
Q. Which of the following can be used as a biofuel?
- Published on 31 Aug 15
a. Only 2
b. Only 2 and 3
c. Only 3
d. All of the above
ANSWER: All of the above
Indian sugar mills are rapidly turning to bagasse, the leftover of cane after it is crushed and its juice extracted, to generate electricity. Jatropha and Pongamia seeds are used to extract oil which can be used to mix in diesel.