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hydroponics

the science of growing plants without soil, in which the roots are suspended in aerated water containing known quantities of chemicals that can be adjusted to suit changing conditions. The method is increasingly common in the glasshouse cultivation of, for example, tomatoes and cucumbers.

hydroponics

a method of cultivating plant growth without soil. Based on use of a solution containing all essential plant nutrients. The plant material is harvested at about 2 weeks of age. The herbivore's equivalent of sprouts or shoots in the human diet. Called also sprouted grain.
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It's fun to experiment with hydroponics in simple ways, but if you're serious about eating hydroponically throughout the year, you'll need to grow on a larger scale.
When the six new greenhouses are complete, the company will operate 776,000 square feet of hydroponically grown produce.
On all four stories, the facility, which Edel has dubbed The Plant, will use aquaponics: Fish will be raised in tanks, their waste will fertilize hydroponically grown produce, and the produce will filter water for the fish.
Since growing hydroponically does not require chemical fertilizers and pesticides, the method is inherently "organic," although the federal government doesn't recognize it as such officially.
Hydroponically, various experiments have been conducted in different countries of the world and they have found remarkable results of such experiments.
Plants may be grown aeroponically or hydroponically in a dome-shaped greenhouse.
The highest nitrate reduction rate was observed in hydroponically grown lettuce; after a 3-day treatment under red LEDs, tests showed a 65 percent relative decrease of nitrate concentration.
Hydroponically grown endives, leafy lettuces grown in a green house, cherry tomatoes grown year round, as well as assorted herbs and plants such as French spinach and lemongrass are all grown on the farm.
The "GreenVax Project" will show proof of concept for a large-scale vaccine production facility using Nicotiana plants grown hydroponically in a contained environment.
All products are hydroponically grown in automated, climate controlled environments.
The third, with more than 100 plants being grown hydroponically and described as one of the most sophisticated operations to have been found in Merseyside, was found in June.