Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Opinion Volume 6 Issue 6

Vertical Farming – The New Future

Velmurugan P1* and Vignesh V2

1Assistant Professor, Kanyakumari Parakkai Centre for Sustainable Aquaculture, TNJFU - Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, India
2PG Student, Department of Aquaculture, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS), Panangad, Kochi

*Corresponding Author: Velmurugan P, Assistant Professor, Kanyakumari Parakkai Centre for Sustainable Aquaculture, TNJFU - Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, India.

Received: April 26, 2022; Published: May 25, 2022

Abstract

In general, land and water are inevitable source for agri-aquaculture farming. The agriculture and allied sector alone use 80-90% of the water resources in India. As there is a dramatic increase in the country’s population, the shortage of land and water resources is constantly increasing. Thus, in forthcoming years, many countries may face a severe land and water crisis, certainly dense population region. In this order, the concept of vertical farming was emerged in the early twentieth century and it is considered one of the most important techniques for effective utilization of resources. There are different types of vertical farming system which have their own specifications. In vertical farming, there are different modes through which the plants are grown. Among them, aquaponics helps to rear fish and plants at same time with mutual benefits to each other. The vertical farming would be a great change to the future world by bringing the positive impacts including conservation of resources, poverty alleviation, etc.,

Keywords: Vertical; Farming; Agriculture; Plants

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Citation

Citation: Velmurugan P and Vignesh V. "Vertical Farming – The New Future". Acta Scientific Agriculture 6.6 (2022): 13-17.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Velmurugan P and Vignesh V. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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