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Wasabia japonica – a grower’s story part 1

Wasabi has been grown in Japan for hundreds of years. According to T. Sultana and G. Savage, of the Food Science department of Lincoln University, Christchurch, New Zealand, wasabi is now being grown in many countries in the world including … Continue reading

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Duckweed – a potential high-protein feed resource

R A Leng, J H Stambolie, and R Bell from the Centre for Duckweed Research and Development at the University of New England Armidale, New South Wales, Australia; have published a research report on the potential of duckweed as a … Continue reading

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phytoremediation of aquaculture effluents

Paul Adler examines young lettuce seedlings which are grown for about 3 weeks in a separate hydroponic system before they are set in the “conveyor production system” to remove nutrients from the rainbow trout effluent. (Photo by Keith Weller, USDA-ARS). … Continue reading

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