Guar is grown to produce gum that is used in the oil and gas industry for various well treatment procedures to increase production of oil and gas from a well. A variety of guar developed at Texas Tech University has significantly higher seed yield than other variety and a higher gum content when compared to commercial cultivars currently grown in West Texas. Guar is drought resistant and grows well in dry conditions.
- Oil & Gas Industry
Features, Benefits & Advantages:
- Offers a significant advantage in seed yield
- Variety has higher total gum production per acre compared to other commercial cultivars
- Guar is more economical extraction agent than gums derived from the carob tree, honey locust, or the flame tree.
This variety has been produced, and tested for efficacy.