Fuel From Oil Crops: Protection, Feasibility and Technology Grant uri icon



  • Environmental and energy advantages of using vegetable oil for biodiesel production is unknown. B Biodiesel quality is an issue that must be address to increase its utilization and acceptance. This research will justify the use of Pacific Northwest oil crops for biodiesel production. Farmers will be benefited by knowing how much area to devote for oil production for their profit optimization. This research is also directed to develop a quick, reliable and economical sensor which can be used to quickly assess biodiesel quality.

date/time interval

  • July 1, 2004 - June 30, 2010

sponsor award ID

  • IDA01291