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Mustard Power in India

Mustard Power in India

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In Rajasthan, one of India’s poorest states, mustard plants that used to be burned are now a source of income for many farming families. They sell the plants to a biomass power plant.

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1:27AM PST on Nov 15, 2014

Live long and prosper

7:11AM PDT on Jul 3, 2012

interesting.

6:38AM PDT on Jul 3, 2012

Thanks for sharing.

4:28AM PDT on Jul 1, 2012

great

11:05PM PDT on May 9, 2012

Another mighty good use of mustard oil! After moving from Bangalore to the Himalayas, no amount of creams and potions would help skin dryness and in desperation I massaged mustard oil onto my face, before washing! Lo and behold, problem solved! Does sting a bit at first, but does good.

10:57PM PDT on May 9, 2012

This season our mustard patch was buzzing with bees (and butterflies!) after we had had plenty of the fresh green leaves as veggies. Once the seeds formed and we collected two bottles of it (to be used as seasoning!), the husk and remaining dry staks were put in place of straw for the strawberry plants....everything used well!

7:09AM PDT on Apr 24, 2012

This is a complex issue. Global warming is a priority concern, but desertification is also important.

6:05AM PDT on Apr 23, 2012

Thanks

3:35AM PDT on Apr 23, 2012

noted

12:13PM PDT on Apr 22, 2012

I wonder why this type of energy isn't being used in more places around the world.

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