Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 9, Issue 3 (2020)
Analysis of soilless farming in urban agriculture
Akash Bhargaw and Priyamvada Chauhan
World population is increasing at a rapid rate with increase in population there is a challenge to feed this growing population with qualities products. But at same time world agricultural lands are limited and those land are also facing major pollution, salination and drought issues which are not in favor of crop production. This need of food security had given birth to soilless cultivation which farther become popular in urban area and became a part of urban farming. There are several type of soilless farming depending upon the need and type of crop like Hydroponic, Aeroponic, Vertical farming, NFT technology and so on. But most common things between them are their products are superior in term of quality and quantities then soil based crops. By adopting this method we can secure our food supply as well as it also give opportunity of employment. Many cities around the world has already set rooftop farming especially in developed countries. But it gaining rapid popularity in developing countries and it is the future of Agriculture.
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Akash Bhargaw and Priyamvada Chauhan. Analysis of soilless farming in urban agriculture. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(3):239-242.