Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratiotes
(water lettuce)
Plants
Cryptogenic

Impact ID2840
Impact TypeCommerce
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionThe ethanol yields per unit biomass from water lettuce was comparable to those from other agricultural wastes. These results indicated that water lettuce and other aquatic plants represent a promising source of biomass for ethanol production when the fermentation processes are optimized.
Reference29774
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/27/2023].

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