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Implementation of Vertical Farming: Review

Author(s):

Mr. Manish Sunil Chandre , PIMPRI CHINCHWAD COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND RESEARCH, RAVET; Mr. Rahul Krishnaji Bawane, PIMPRI CHINCHWAD COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND RESEARCH, RAVET

Keywords:

Vertical Farming, Vegetables, Crops, Hydroponics, Light, VF

Abstract

The development of new type of farming technique is required over the traditional farming technique so as to fulfill the increasing demand for food. Land based cultivation has been able to suffice food demand till now, but with increasing scarcity of land, water and other resources an improvised and efficient way of farming needs to be implemented. With the world population over 7.6 billion as of 2017 and expected to reach 9.5 billion by 2050, there is going to be manifold increase for food production demand. Vertical Farming could well be the answer to this demand. This paper reviews research papers, magazine articles, conference talks, etc. mentioning various needs, advantages, disadvantages, sustainability, acceptability, future trend, etc. while implementing Vertical Farming technique.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV5I120383
Published in: Volume : 5, Issue : 12
Publication Date: 01/03/2018
Page(s): 1056-1059

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