Further Reading  

Please note:

– Inclusion of articles on this page does not necessarily indicate our agreement with, or endorsement of, their content.
– Because many scientific papers cannot be freely accessed, links usually give access to an abstract only. Open access to the full article is indicated where available.

Links to recent relevant scientific literature:


  • Coughlan, N.E., Walsh, É., Ahern, R., Burnell, G. O'Mahoney, R., Kuehnhold, H. and Jansen, M.A., 2022.  Flow Rate and Water Depth Alters Biomass Production and Phytoremediation Capacity of Lemna minor.  Plants 2022, 11(16),2170.


  • Devlamynck, R., de Souza, M.F., Michels, E., Sigurnjak, I., Donoso, N., Coudron, C., Leenknegt, J., Vermeir, P., Eeckhout, M. and Meers, E., 2021. Agronomic and Environmental Performance of Lemnaminor Cultivated on Agricultural Wastewater Streams — A Practical Approach. Sustainability13(3), p.1570. (open access)
  • Paolacci, S., Stejskal, V. and Jansen, M.A., 2021. Estimation of the potential of Lemna minor for effluent remediation in integrated multi-trophic aquaculture using newly developed synthetic aquaculture wastewaterAquaculture International29 (5), pp.2101-2118. (open access)
Further reading on duckweed-based systems:
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