Biology and Biotechnology of Jatropha spp.: A Candidate Biofuel Crop, describes the biology of Jatropha curcas which cover floral biology, taxonomy and Indusrial use. It also provides the information about genetic improvement through Plant biotechnology techniques like Micropropagation, Regeneration, Genetic transformation, and Molecular marker development. This book also provides information about genetic improvement of this biofuel plant through conventional breeding methods. This book also covers the information about Non-toxic Jatropha curcas which is reported from the Papantla region of Veracruz State in Mexico. This book also discusses current efforts towards assessing the diversity, phylogeny of Jatropha and identification of specific markers for toxic and non-toxic varieties. Overall this book cover biology and biotechnology of Jatropha curcas.