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 (ăk′wĭ-kŭl′chər, ä′kwĭ-)
Variant of aquaculture.

aq′ui·cul′tur·al adj.
aq′ui·cul′tur·ist n.
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(ˈeɪkwɪˌkʌltʃə; ˈækwɪ-)
1. (Agriculture) another name for hydroponics
2. (Agriculture) a variant of aquaculture
ˈaquiˌcultural adj
ˈaquiˌculturist n
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(ˌhaɪ drəˈpɒn ɪks)

(used with a sing. v.) the cultivation of plants by placing the roots in liquid nutrient solutions rather than in soil; soilless growth of plants.
[1935–40; hydro-1 + (geo) ponics]
hy`dro•pon′ic, adj.
hy`dro•pon′i•cal•ly, adv.
hy•drop•o•nist (haɪˈdrɒp ə nɪst) hy`dro•pon′i•cist, n.
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hydroponics. — aquicultural, adj.
See also: Plants
hydroponics. — aquicultural, adj.
See also: Water
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aquiculture - a technique of growing plants (without soil) in water containing dissolved nutrientsaquiculture - a technique of growing plants (without soil) in water containing dissolved nutrients
farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
drip culture - a hydroponic method of growing plants by allowing nutrient solutions to drip slowly onto an inert medium in which the plants are growing
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For each type of polarization parameter listed in Table 2, 10000 pixels were randomly selected from the matched Sentinel-1 and ALOS-2 dataset for different land cover types: silt beach, sand beach, brush, shallow water, aquiculture area, rice field, and so on.
Hence, a tax was enacted on CO2 emissions, which was high for homes and services and low for agro-industrial production sectors (manufacturing, agriculture, forestry, and aquiculture among others), 114 [euro] and 34 [euro] in 2011 per ton of CO2, respectively.
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In order to avoid the sources of fecal pollution from aquiculture areas, it will be important to minimize the risk of transference of salmonelas to foods destined for human consumption (Costa, Carvalho, & Vieira, 2011).
Triangulation of data from various sources gained from different stakeholder whom paly role in accelerating legal requirement for aquiculture in Malaysian context.
The most studied environments were hydroelectric reservoirs (22%), multiple environments (22%), rivers (14%) and reservoirs (including artificial small lakes for ornamentation, aquiculture and water supply) (11%) (Figure 1B).
Aquiculture Plan are consistent with their coastal management programs.
The success in the aquiculture of tambaqui is due to its high commercial value, great acceptance by consumers (Garcez, 2009), rapid growth especially during fingerling life stage (VillacortaCorrea, 1997), omnivorous feeding behavior (Claro et al., 2004), physiological and anatomical adaptations to low oxygen environments and good growth when reared in high densities (Melo et al., 2001).
The 1,1-Diphenyl-2-picryl-hydrazyl, DPPH, 6-Hydroxy-2,5,7,8-tetramethychroman-2-carboxylic, Trolox are all purchased from Sigma Company, Artemia salina L.eggs are purchased from Fengnian Aquiculture Corp., Tianjin, China; the analytical pure is DMSO.