Azolla in West Africa.. by C. van Hove

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SeriesAzolla Project
ContributionsDiara, H. F., Godard, P., West Africa Rice Development Association.
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van Hove. Summary. Introduction of Azolla as green manure Azolla in West Africa. book rice has been tested in two ecologically very different agronomic stations from the West Africa Rice Development Association (WARDA): Fanaye, North Senegal, with a semi-arid climate, and Rokupr, North Sierre Leone, with a tropical rainy climate of the mangrove type.

First results, which appear promising, are : H. Diara, C. Dixon, C. Van Hove. Welcome to our website which will give you information about our book ‘The Azolla Story: A Message from the Future’.

We have now finished writing the book which will be published Azolla in West Africa. book and we will update this website with more information as soon as it is published. Researchers working with Azolla (N fixation) are dispersed in 2 countries of southeast Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America, making it difficult to share ideas, concepts and research results on.

Abstract. Efforts to develop Azolla utilization in rice production in West Africa were sporadic until Azolla species, A. caroliniana, A. microphylla and A. pinnata var. imbricata, adapted well in the semi-arid climatic zones while A. pinnata var pinnata performed better in humid climatic zones of the region.

The productivity of adapted Azolla strains in the region is as good as, or better Cited by: 1. The book contains 44 abstracts and papers presented at the Workshop including studies on azolla from Brazil, China, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, The Philippines and West Africa.

Topics covered in the book include. and cultivating the water fern Azolla together with farmers, gardeners, chefs and scientists. This book summarizes my work with the project during and It is intended as a base for future research on Azolla food and Azolla cultivation as well as a general introduction to Azolla.

West African Plants A Photo Guide. What are you looking for. Browse & Search; Azolla africana Desv. Back to results. Group: Fern + allies: Family: Azollaceae: Genus: Azolla: Species: Azolla africana Desv. Notes: aquatic fern: Check for more information on the species: African Plants Database: Names, synonymy and distribution: Global Plant.

West Africa covers an area of about one-fifth of the continent, or 6, sq km. The northern part of the region is a semi-arid terrain, south of the Sahara Desert.

The southern part is covered by savannahs. The total population of West Africa exceeds million. The most populous country is Nigeria with million inhabitants (). United States Army Center of Military History. Azolla is also known as Mosquito or Duckweed Fern. It has been used as a biofertiliser & weed suppressant in aquatic agriculture for thousands of years.

In China for example, it has been grown in rice paddies between seasons since ancient times. The asian variety is A.

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Fronds float on the water surface giving the appearance of red velvet. Individual fronds can reach to cm ( in) in length. Azolla may also be referred to as red azolla, feathered mosquito fern, water velvet or African azolla and has a native range extending from Africa to.

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You stay protected without risking proper breathing by wearing mask while exercising. Azolla is an excellent aquatic green manure plant, and was until recently used extensively in Vietnam, China and other parts of Asia in rice paddies, where it would cover the surface of the water in the paddy and out-compete weeds while the rice grew, fixing nitrogen and contributing fertility as.

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Summary of Invasiveness. Azolla filiculoides is a small fern native to the Americas which has spread widely throughout the world by a variety of mechanisms, of which man has become the most significant (Lumpkin and Plucknett, ).Man has introduced A.

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The beneficial effect of Azolla in enriching the rice paddies with fixed nitrogen and thus enhancing yield has been known for centuries (Fogg et al., ; Watanabe and Liu, ).

Historically use of Azolla in China dates back to the record of Ming dynasty (AD –) agricultural book (Lumpkin and Plucknett, ). By carefully extracting the threads of ancient Arab sources, oral traditions and archaeological studies, Michael Gomez weaves the early West African empires of Ghana, Mali and Songhay together and inextricably binds them to the rest of the world in a ground-breaking way.

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Azolla is a highly productive plant. It doubles its biomass in days or more, depending on conditions, and yield can reach 8–10 tonnes fresh matter/ha in Asian rice fields. t fresh weight/ha ( t DM/ha dry weight) has been reported for Azolla pinnata in India (Hasan et al., ).

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