Daily Archives: July 26, 2011

Modeling Duckweed Growth

Modeling duckweed growth in wastewater treatment systems Abstract Species of the genera Lemnaceae, or duckweeds, are floating aquatic plants that show great promise for both wastewater treatment and livestock feed production. Research conducted in the Southern High Plains of Texas … Continue reading

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Sustainable Management of Duckweed Biomass

Sustainable Management of Duckweed Biomass Grown for Nutrient Control in Municipal Wastewaters Duckweed molecular formula determination Chemical and elemental composition analysis of the duckweed was carried out by the Utah State University Analytical lab, Logan Utah and Huffman Lab, Colorado … Continue reading

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Anaerobic Digestion of Food and Green Wastes

Characterization of Food and Green Wastes As Feedstock for Anaerobic Digesters Abstract In order to select the proper operating conditions and assess the performance of an anaerobic digester, it is important to analyze the characteristics of an organic feedstock. In … Continue reading

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Growing Duckweed

Duckweed Book When conditions are ideal, in terms of water temperature, pH, incident light and nutrient concentrations [duckweed] competes in terms of biomass production with the most vigorous photosynthetic terrestrial plants, doubling their biomass in between 16 hours and 2 … Continue reading

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