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.

Translations

aeroponics

n singAeroponik f erdlose Kultivierung von Pflanzen in Gewächshäusern
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