Boeing and China are moving toward a cooperative agreement for research and development for developing biofuels. The US aerospace manufacturer is talking with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese universities about a partnership that would involve the commercialization of jatropha. China has been active in the biofuel area for some time, with jatropha being planted since 2007. Wild and cultivated, the plant is to be found in Sichuan, Yunnan and Guizhou provinces as well as the ...

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