Hydroponics

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  • Created by: Robyn
  • Created on: 18-05-13 11:47
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  • Management: Hydroponics
    • Costs less
    • Thanet Earth, Kent (Case study)
    • Tomato plants over 15m tall
    • Bugs/pests reduced
    • Crops don't contaminate soil
    • 7 commercial greenhouses will be 'mono-crop'
    • Grow one product, but possibly numerous varieties
    • Can be used in places with bad soil quality e.g. desert
    • Maintenance required is high
    • Any failure in the system leads to plants death
    • Overall, it is sustainable

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