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Azolla and Duckweed Farming: How to Grow and Cultivate Azolla

Azolla and Duckweed Farming: How to Grow and Cultivate Azolla

Agriculture
Azolla and duckweed farming and cultivation are gaining popularity in the Philippines and many backyard growers are making money by selling packs of duckweed and Azolla and used as animal feeds. If you are looking for information on how to make a profit with Azolla and duckweed farming, continue reading. Azolla and duckweed are two different breeds of aquatic plants but they require the same farming and cultivation techniques and can be cultivated together. What is Azolla Azolla is a genus of aquatic ferns that can be found on every continent except for Antarctica. The plants are small, with leaves that measure between 0.5 and 2 centimeters in length. Azolla species are characterized by their symbiotic relationship with the cyanobacterium Anabaena azollae. This bacteria fixes nitr...