Duckweed as a protein source for aquaculture interview in Intl. Aquafeed Magazine
Duckweed: New Kid on the Block
Spring 2013 issue of AQUAFEED: Advances in Processing & FormulationVolume 5, Issue 1 By Tamra Fakhoorian, Executive Director ILA
There is a growing awareness in aquaculture circles of a new high protein feedstock on the horizon, one that can be grown sustainably for fish and crustacean production - the simple, tiny duckweed. While many people are familiar with seeing it float on the surface of quiet ponds and lagoons, (sometimes in huge numbers due to an excess of waste nutrients) few have realized its true potential as a high protein and carbohydrate biomass. Read more...
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