aeroponics

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aer·o·pon·ics

 (âr′ə-pŏn′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
A technique for growing plants without soil or hydroponic media. The plants are held above a system that constantly mists the roots with nutrient-laden water.

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aeroponics

n singAeroponik f erdlose Kultivierung von Pflanzen in Gewächshäusern
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Many private companies are interested in growing crops in hydroponic, aquaponic and aeroponic systems in warehouses, greenhouses, containers and skyscrapers.
Revenue grew 32% sequentially, and we celebrated our first harvest from our new JWC2 facility, allowing us to produce record amounts of our clean, consistent cannabis using our unique aeroponic technology, " President and CEO Nathan Woodworth said in a statement.
"Revenue grew 32% sequentially and we celebrated our first harvest from our new JWC2 facility, allowing us to produce record amounts of our clean, consistent cannabis using our unique aeroponic technology.
With aeroponics, farmers may use vertical and horizontal space to grow more plants using less floor space and conserve water by using sealed aeroponic systems,' she said.
These flower towers will display flowers throughout the year using aeroponic technique.
Above is a naturalistic oasis of trees, plants and flowers with medicinal, environmental and nutritional benefits, along with sustainable cork garden furniture; below is the "hyperreal" horticultural laboratory of the future, with LED lighting that speeds plant growth and aeroponic growing, where nutrient-rich water is sprayed on the roots of vegetables, herbs and salad.
Greenhouses, aeroponic farms and aquatic gardens would provide food.
Young Nigerians are gradually venturing into production using aeroponic greenhouses, which contain thousands of yam vines that can produce millions of high-yielding, pest-resistant seed yams.
An important feature of the smart irrigation system is that it can be connected to the internet and control irrigation from anywhere in the world through mobile apps and personal computer It is applicable for drip and sprinkler irrigation methods in small to largescale commercial farming, sprinkler and pop-up irrigation methods in golf and landscaping areas and also in greenhouse irrigation and automation of hydroponic and aeroponic systems.
sells solutions for hydroponic and aeroponic systems around the world.
From traditional greenhouse vegetable production, to high-value crops like blueberries, blackberries and raspberries moving into high tunnels, to the even-more-high-tech new models of hydroponic or aeroponic crops in totally enclosed warehouses or shipping containers, growers--and buyers--are seeing the possibilities of protected production.