Browsing Tag

organic fertilizer

    Agriculture/ Environment

    Nitrogen Fixer: Azolla is an organic farmer’s friend

    The blue-green algae Azolla is an organic farmer’s friend in many ways. Also popularly known as duckweed fern, mosquito fern, fairy moss, or water fern belong to the family of Salviniaceae that comprises of seven different species of water ferns. Although called duckweed they should not be confused with duckweed or water lens that belongs to the family Lemnoideae. Today we will talk about Azolla that are widely known as nitrogen fixers in the rice field.   Why is Azolla…

    Continue Reading