Purifying manure effluents with duckweed

M. Timmerman, I.E. Hoving

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The objective of this study was to perform a short literature survey to provide information about purifying manure effluents with duckweed with regard to varieties, cultivation, harvesting methods, utilization and valorisation of duckweed. The results of the study show that duckweed can be used to recuperate nutrients from manure effluents and that the concerning duckweed can be utilized as a source of feed, energy and ingredients
Original languageEnglish
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages27
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2016

Publication series

NameLivestock Research rapport
ISSN (Print)1570-8616


  • animal manures
  • effluents
  • lemna
  • aquatic weeds
  • feeds
  • nutrients
  • ingredients
  • animal feeding
  • animal nutrition
  • waste water
  • biogas
  • biomass production
  • cultivation
  • biobased economy


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