Duckweed competition

sjohnson at FRANK.MTSU.EDU sjohnson at FRANK.MTSU.EDU
Tue Nov 10 09:02:47 EST 1998


greg.

i'd be interested in knowing more about the experiment you're 
planning. why duckweed? what experimental design? will it take a 
lot of space? i'm just finishing my 1st semester teaching a intro 
botany course & feel the labs could be better.

sandra

To:             	plant-ed at net.bio.net
From:           	gzagursk at runet.edu (Gregory Zagursky)
Subject:        	Duckweed competition
Date sent:      	9 Nov 1998 12:05:09 -0800

> I'm interested in doing a competition experiment in Botany class using two
> species of duckweed; Lemna minor and Lemna gibba.  Does anyone know of a
> reliable source for each?  Most supply companies list L. minor under their
> duckweed offerings, but I can't find L. gibba and I wonder how carefully
> the supply companies check the species of duckweed that they carry.  Any
> help will be appreciated.  Also, if anyone has done this competition expt.
> and has any insights to share I'd appreciate those also.
> 
> Thanks --  Greg.
> 
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