Growing duckweed for fish, birds
and livestock in the Duck Weed Farm, is an ideal means for producing
feed from recycled on-site waste resources, rich in nutrients with no input costs.
submerging fresh green biomass or even human urine into the Duck Weed
Farm, a steady supply of nutritious animal feed can be supplied daily.
Duckweed can be dehydrated, pelletized and stored
as a livestock feed.
- Duckweed is one of most nutrient rich plants in the world. It is a superfood, making it a valuable remedy for malnourishment and protein deficiency.
- It has an
amino acid profile that looks more like animal meat than any other
protein besides soybean.
- This smallest known flowering plant grows 10x as much protein per square foot as
does soybean plant.
- Duckweed requires no processing to be consumed by animals.
- This floating plant, bears
only 2 leaves and one or two roots and is believed to be the smallest
known flowering plant.
has been found growing in all parts of the world including regions as
inhospitable as the antarctic.
- It holds great promise in biofuel technology as it is an rapidly growing, easily
harvested biomass that has a high ethanol output potential.
- Humans eat it in countries like Burma and Thailand.