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Authored by Dr. David Crosby, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Fish Health. College of Agricultural Sciences, Virginia State University; Dr. Brian Nerrie, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Aquaculture, College of Agricultural Sciences, Virginia State University and Cynthia L. Gregg, Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Brunswick County

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 In Virginia, numerous farm ponds have aquatic weeds. Many of these aquatic weeds are edible. This publication describes four common aquatic weeds that are found in these ponds. The various plant parts are described as food and therapeutic usages.

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Publication Date

January 7, 2021