How do I kill duckweed?

Answer Biological SolutionsAdd koi fish or domesticated waterfowl to the area that has the duckweed problem. Both animals feed on duckweed.Chemical SolutionsPour 1.5 quarts per surface acre of fluridone i... Read More »

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Can you buy duckweed?

Duckweed (Lemna minor) is available through select retailers. However, Ward's Natural Science advises customers to initially check with their state's Department of Agriculture for current restricti... Read More »

What is the importance of duckweed?

Duckweed is a free-floating plant that is commonly found in lakes and ponds. Duckweed is capable of reproducing very quickly, and can sometimes entirely cover the surface of a pond. There are both ... Read More »

What eats duckweed?

Common duckweed is consumed by many animals, including the wood duck, Canada goose, mallard, beaver, common carp, eastern painted turtle and common snapping turtle. Not only is the duckweed a food ... Read More »

What fish eat duckweed?

Most freshwater fish -- including carp, catfish, and goldfish -- consume duckweed to supplement their diet. Duckweed (aquatic plants of the subfamily Lemnaceae) is a simple plant found floating on ... Read More »