Up until now, despite searches of different scientific publishing media, no studies have been found that evaluate the use of duckweed
as an alternative treatment for wastewater from washing sisal.
(Lemna pauciscostata) was harvested from Lake Geriyo, Yola with the aid of a bucket/plastic bowl and a sack which served as a sieve net.
But ice on the surface has frozen deep enough to encapsulate duckweed
I had to count the duckweed
three times a day, to measure the growth," she recalls.
9 %) in phytotreatment of wastewater with duckweed
I figured the water would come up to my waist, but I was wrong--it was up to my chin and I got a big mouthful--I don't know what mallards see in the taste of duckweed
University, explains that duckweed
, an aquatic plant that floats on or near the surface of still or slow-moving freshwater, is ideal as a raw material for biofuel production.
The aim of this study was to estimate how the exposure of duckweed
to different concentrations of Pb affects the levels of photosynthetic pigments, total nitrogen and antioxidant enzyme activities.
Yet the green duckweed
on her palm signals that the water flowing through nearby Lonsdale Marsh and downward toward the sea contains too much phosphorus.
Research at the University of Georgia has also shown that nano-cellulosic fibers from duckweed
demonstrate performance similar to that of aramid fibers (e.
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One day recently my friend Oliver Fix and his colleague Rudy Behrens arrived at my home on the Rogue River in Oregon with a bucket to scoop up some of the bright green fi lm called duckweed
that covers the pond.
After the exhibit on New Bond Street they walked blocks around a garden of April roses, tiger lilies, duckweed
, & trillium, shaking their heads.
Pioneering research conducted at North Carolina State University has showed that technologies were already available to not only reduce hog waste pollution but to use it to grow crops like duckweed
that can be converted into carbon-neutral, fuel-grade ethanol.
Smith and his financial backers have invested about $300,000 so far in a leaf called duckweed
that grows on ponds around the world.