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Barbados nut pollen grains. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a pollen grain from the Barbados nut (Jatropha curcus) plant. This plant is being used as a favoured biofuel because of its high yield. It grows in poor marginal soil, is drought tolerant and also enriches the soil it grows in. Magnification: x460 when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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