Camelina sativa or Kamelina — a genus of herbaceous plants of the family Brassicaceae (crucifers), an annual herb. This culture has grown farms Penza, Saratov and Samara regions and the Altai Territory.
Camelina biomass used as feedstock in the production of second generation biofuels, which now replaces the traditional jet fuel. German investors Ryzhik sowed the fields of farms Rzhevsky area "by the precepts of Lenin", "Name Zhegunova", "Pyatnitskii" OPH "Victory". This year we plan to plant Ryzhik 5 thousand hectares, including 2.1 hectares already planted.
In the Tver region will establish a full cycle of production — from growing to processing camelina seeds. Profits will bring a sale of oil and oil cake obtained after extraction of seeds to feed livestock and poultry.