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Free Webinar: How to Conduct Duckweed Growth Trials

Have a few seats left for this event tomorrow morning, so I thought I’d invite my readers to attend. Please RSVP ASAP if interested. tamraf9@gmail.com  … 117 more words

Tamra Fakhoorian

Day Three Hundred and Twenty-Seven: Duckweed

Simplest plant with the smallest known flower, a pond covering meniscus of pure green, a chlorophyll carpet spread across the water. Food for fowl, dinner for ducks, minute lilypads layering the lake. 71 more words


My Swamp

The first place to really capture my imagination I found quite by accident one spring morning in 2007. I was exploring trails in Stokes State Forest, and like the roads in New Jersey, the trails aren’t always well marked. 497 more words



I have been reading some wonderful things about Duckweed. This is a tiny lilypad looking plant that multiplies very quickly in water. This used to be a huge pain in the butt many years ago when I had the oportunity to work in a commercial greenhouse. 180 more words


Foundation Initiative "Would Help Alleviate The World Food Crisis"

“All they have to do is put it in the water and watch it grow”, that’s what former U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young says about the main component in his effort to help alleviate the world food crisis. 106 more words


Duckweed has many uses but brings many problems

That green stuff all over our still waters is probably not algae like most people think. It’s a floating flowering plant without stems called duckweed ( 501 more words


Duckweed Travel Adventures

In December, I traveled to the Philippines as a consultant on a duckweed pilot project. I was gone for eighteen days.. It took 23 hours of flights to go from Iowa’s frigid cold and snow to Manila’s heat and humidity.   445 more words

Tamra Fakhoorian