Tag: Duckweed

Duckweed takes off in nutrition space as well as biofuel and bioenergy

Duckweed takes off in nutrition space as well as biofuel and bioenergy

November 11, 2018 |

Duckweed is some pretty amazing stuff. And no, we aren’t talking about that kind of Daffy Duck duck weed. We are talking about the green stuff that grows in ponds and floats on the surface of water, often mistaken for algae. Why is this green goodness so good? Duckweed, also referred to as lemna or […]

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Greenbelt signs LOI with Prosys Biorefining for use with duckweed

Greenbelt signs LOI with Prosys Biorefining for use with duckweed

June 15, 2017 |

In California, Greenbelt Resources Corporation has announced the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Prosys Biorefining Systems to license its proprietary ECOsystem biorefinering technology to convert lemna (duckweed) and microalgae into renewable products. Prosys, based in San Pedro, Calif., is developing an organic aquatic plant-based source of concentrated protein from duckweed as a […]

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The Latest in next-wave biofuels feedstock reports: Duckweed

The Latest in next-wave biofuels feedstock reports: Duckweed

June 8, 2014 |

Some of the excitement around duckweed has faded – why, we’re not sure. But a band of researchers have ploughed on and from “The Second International Conference on Duckweed Research and Applications” last year, Prof. Dr. Eric Lam (Rutgers University and Conference Chair) and PD Dr. Klaus-J. Appenroth (University of Jena and Head of the […]

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