International Sugar Journal

Vertical farming has a promising future as production system is optimised [Full subscriber]

Vertical farming involves plant cultivation in vertically stacked irrigation systems, using artificial or natural light. This commonly uses soil‐free growing environments and hydroponic or aeroponic irrigation technology. According to new research by the John Innes Centre, the University of Bristol and the aeroponic technology provider LettUs Grow there is a compelling environmental and economic case for vertical farming.

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