Carmelina - the new jatropha?

The U.S. Navy has anointed carmelina its next-generation biofuel feedstock of choice. It certainly sounds like a model candidate...
Camelina was selected by the DESC because it does not compete with food crops, has been proven to reduce carbon emissions by more than 80 percent, and has already been successfully tested in a commercial airline test flight. In addition, camelina has naturally high oil content, is drought tolerant and requires less fertilizer and herbicides. It is an excellent rotation crop with wheat, and it can also grow on marginal land.
... but remember what happened to the last biodiesel darling.

By the way, running military vehicles on biofuels because they're "domestically produced" doesn't strike me as a particularly good argument.

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