adult height in 4 or 5 years and start bearing seads at 4 to 7 years. It can produce 50 to 100 lbs of seed per tree. Assuming 200 trees per acre, and 25% oil per pound of seed you would get from about 100 to 600 gallons of oil per acre. Genetically modified plants produce more. The tree is all over India, used to line roadways and waterways. The seeds can be economically picked up from these plants and the oil expelled in presses in local villages for small quanities of oil that can either be added to diesel used by the village or sold for an income. The meal can be used as animal fodder or composted. Its disadvantage is that the oil may contain high levels of unsoponifable material. More literally, the oil contains stuff that will not turn into biodiesel. Sometimes a lot of stuff that will not turn into biodiesel.
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