common duckweed


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Noun1.common duckweed - of temperate regions except eastern Asia and Australiacommon duckweed - of temperate regions except eastern Asia and Australia
duckweed - any small or minute aquatic plant of the family Lemnaceae that float on or near the surface of shallow ponds
genus Lemna, Lemna - minute aquatic herbs floating on or below the water surface of still water consisting of a leaflike frond or plant body and single root
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The use of Common Duckweed (Lemna minor) in the treatment of wastewater from the washing of sisal fiber (Furcraea bedinghausii)
Among their topics are understanding glacial retreat in the Indian Himalaya: historical trends and field studies from a large glacier, mitigating climate change impacts through treating and managing low quality water for irrigation in Pakistan, the Congo Basin's shrinking watersheds and potential consequences for local communities, an approach to sustainable watershed management: case studies on enhancing sustainability with challenges of water in western Maharashtra, and common duckweed as a model system for assessing the impact of climate change.
The other type is Common Duckweed, a plant which can double its growth in less than a week.