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Table 2 Examples of biofuel halophytes

From: Facing the challenge of sustainable bioenergy production: Could halophytes be part of the solution?

  Salt threshold
(mM NaCl)
Reference
Halophyte species
Aeluropus lagopoides 150 [133]
Alhagi maurorum 500 [84]
Arthrocnemum macrostachyum - -
Atriplex nitens - -
Atriplex rosea 1000 [84]
Cakile maritima 200 [79]
Climacoptera brachiata - -
Climacoptera lanata 470 [134]
Cressa cretica 425 [135]
Cynodon dactylon 50–150 [136]
Desmostachya bipinnata 400 [100]
Euphorbia tirucalli - -
Halogeton glomeratus 100 [137]
Halopyrum mucronatum 90 [138]
Halostachys belangeriana - -
Haloxylon stocksii 500 [95]
Helianthus tuberosus 50–125 [139]
Jatropha curcas 60 [140]
Juncus maritimus 150 [141]
Karelinia caspia - -
Kosteletzkya pentacarpos - -
Kosteletzkya virginica 420 [84]
Leptochloa fusca - -
Miscanthus giganteus 80 [142]
Panicum turgidum 0,100, 200 [95]
Phragmites karka 500 [95]
Pongamia pinnata 150 [143]
Salicornia bigelovii 200 [47]
Salicornia europaea 500 [144]
Salicornia fruticosa 100 [92]
Sarcocornia ambigua 500 [91]
Spartina alterniflora 100 [145]
Sporobolus virginicus - -
Suaeda aralocaspica 500 [84]
Suaeda fruticosa 800 [146]
Suaeda paradoxa - -
Tamarix aphylla 150 [147]
Typha domingensis 100 [148]
Urochondra setulosa 200 [149]
Conventional species
Beta vulgaris 25 [150]
Brassica napus 24 [151, 152]
40
Glycine max 25 [153]
Jatropha curcas 30 [140]
Panicum virgatum 0-50 [154]
Saccharum officinarum 20 [155]
Zea mays 20 [156]
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