Methods of detoxification of Jatropha curcas L. seed cake for its use as protein supplement in animal feed-An overview

Gogoi, Runumi ; Niyogi, Utpal Kumar; Tyagi, Ajay Kumar

Abstract

Seed cake, left as residue after extraction of oil from seeds of Jatropha curcas L. is rich in crude proteins and has the potential to be used as an animal feed, but the presence of toxic component and antinutrients limits its current use as organic manure. In this article, the toxic components and antinutrients present in J. curcas seed cake, various detoxification methods adopted for their removal and techniques used to estimate have been reviewed and discussed in details.


Keyword(s)

Animal feed; Antinutrients; Detoxification; Jatropha curcas L.; Seed cake; Phorbol esters

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