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all about water lettuce

Postby shy » Sat Jul 12, 2008 8:41 pm

what chemical components does water lettuce have? and how it was use ..? please ....
and thank you....

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Re: all about water lettuce

Postby barretttomlinson » Sat Jul 12, 2008 11:25 pm


I had some trouble understanding exactly what your question was, but I found the following links on water lettuce that seem relevant to what I think your question is. The major use of water lettuce by man seems to be in water purification - otherwise it seems to be mostly a weed or an animal feed.

Here is a paper on the nutritional content of water hyacinthm which is related to, but not, water lettuce:

Here are some more relevant articles to your question. Access to more than the abstract online costs money, but you may be able to access them free by contacting a local university library or working through your local community library, or writing to the authors of the papers. ... 1&SRETRY=0

Here is a book review that might be relevant: ... lt#PPR7,M1

And a paper of possible use:

Here is a website of someone with similar interests to you: ... iger_e.htm

These papers look relevant to your need: ... fp-588.pdf ... iew&gid=60

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