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Table 6 Land suitable for Jatropha curcas planting in China (103 hectare) [88, 89]

From: Regional water footprints of potential biofuel production in China

Land classification Guangxi Yunnan Guizhou
Suitable Less suitable Suitable Less suitable Suitable Less suitable
Open forest land 1153 1378 53.0 814.2 0.2 290.3
High coverage grassland 503.1 703 126.2 1085.1 0 1.7
Moderate coverage grassland 81.6 97.9 32.2 443.9 9.3 244
Low coverage grassland 2.5 5.9 5.7 27.7 0.5 29.1
Beaches 1.5 0 0 0 0 0
Beachland 10 5.4 1.2 4.5 0 0
Bare land 0.9 0   1.5 0 0
Suitable land for Jatropha 1249.5 1487.2 92.1 1291.8 10.0 563.4
Modified area for Jatropha 999.6 1189.8 73.7 1033.4 8.0 450.7