Carinata – an alternative fuel source?

Carinata plant

Carinata attracts a wide variety of insects, including this bee

Les Harrison is UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Clara Foran is UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Temporary Program Aide

Renewable resources are the key to sustainability, especially when it comes to energy. In a time when these resources are in high demand, scientists are clamoring for new sources to power America.

The plant, Carinata, may be one of our newest resources here in Florida. The seeds produce an oil which has the capability to become bio-fuel for jet engines! Read the full article here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *