Agriculture

Urban horticulture – the study of landscape in cities

Urban horticulture – the study of landscape in cities

Urban horticulture is a means of utilizing every little space available in cities amidst buildings and other constructions for growing plants. It specifically is the study of the relationship between plants and the urban environment. It is the cultivation of vegetables, fruits, aromatic plants, .....

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Container Gardening – an easy way to grow vegetables

Container Gardening – an easy way to grow vegetables

Container gardening is an easy way to grow vegetables, especially when you lack yard space! also is known as pot gardening/farming is the practice of growing plants, including edible plants, exclusively in containers instead of planting them in the ground. Plants in containers need the best possi.....

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Aquaculture – farming of fish

Aquaculture – farming of fish

Aquaculture is breeding, raising, and harvesting fish, shellfish, and aquatic plants. It also is known as aquafarming, is the farming of fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic plants, algae, and other organisms. The aim of Aquaculture is to publish and make available the highest quality internation.....

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Rainwater Harvesting – a sustainable process for preserving water

Rainwater Harvesting – a sustainable process for preserving water

Rainwater Harvesting All living things including, plants, animals, and human beings need water to live and to carry out different cellular activities. Rainwater harvesting (RWH) the collection and storage of rain, rather than allowing it to run off. It is the simple process or technology used to .....

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Fogponics – creates constant humid and nutrient-rich fog for plant roots

Fogponics – creates constant humid and nutrient-rich fog for plant roots

Fogponics or fog and ponics (labor) can be defined as working fog. It is also known as, aeroponics, is a subset of aeroponics, meaning “air” + πόνος (pónos) “labor”). In short, it is a sub-technique of aeroponics. This technique uses fog — or very fine water drople.....

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Anthroponics – a type of hydroponics system

Anthroponics – a type of hydroponics system

Anthroponics is a type of hydroponics system that uses human waste like urine as the source of nutrients for the cultivated plants. It is a new term coined to describe alternative gardening/farming techniques off-shooting from hydroponics and aquaponics, using human waste such as urine to grow fr.....

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Aerial roots – roots above the ground

Aerial roots – roots above the ground

Aerial roots are roots above the ground. They are roots that grow on the above-ground parts of a plant. They are almost always adventitious. Aerial roots on woody vines function as anchors, affixing the plant to supporting structures such as trellises, rocks, and walls. These are roots that are f.....

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Aeroponics – process of growing plants in an air

Aeroponics – process of growing plants in an air

Aeroponics is a growing medium that is not necessary for plants to grow provided they get the nutrients that they need. It is the process of growing plants in an air or mist environment without the use of soil or an aggregate medium. Instead of a growing medium, it uses a support platform with a .....

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Agrivoltaics – an agricultural use of land

Agrivoltaics – an agricultural use of land

Agrivoltaics combines the agricultural use of land with the production of electric energy by photovoltaics. It also is known as agrophotovoltaics (APV) is co-developing the same area of land for both solar photovoltaic power as well as for agriculture. It also referred to as solar sharing, which .....

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Vertical farming – practice of growing crops in vertically stacked layers

Vertical farming – practice of growing crops in vertically stacked layers

Vertical farming is the practice of producing food on vertically inclined surfaces. It is the practice of growing crops in vertically stacked layers. It is the practice of producing food in vertically stacked layers, such as in a skyscraper, used warehouse, or shipping container. It often incorpo.....

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Polyculture

Polyculture

Polyculture is the simultaneous cultivation or exploitation of several crops or kinds of animals. It is a form of agriculture in which more than one species is grown at the same time and place in imitation of the diversity of natural ecosystems. It is an agricultural method also known as mixed cr.....

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Mycoforestry

Mycoforestry

Mycoforestry is a sustainable, eco-friendly form of forestry. It is an ecological forest management system implemented to enhance forest ecosystems and plant communities through the introduction of mycorrhiszal and saprotrophic fungi. Without fungi, there are no forests. Mycoforestry is the use o.....

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