Table 4. Estimated carbon stock in biomass in jatropha plantation.


Growth scenario N Age
(months)
Dry weight
(kg)
Carbon per plant
(kg)
Carbon per ha at 1600 plants/ha
(tons)
Approx. annual carbon increment rate
(tons/ha)
Estimated carbon stock at 10 years without pruning
(tons/ha)
Fast 30 20 2.28 1.14 1.82 1 10
Moderate 40 20 0.83 0.42 0.67 0.4 4