Shipping Container Farms – Benefits & Opportunities

Hydroponic Container, shipping container farm

Shipping Container Farms – Benefits & Opportunities A shipping Container Farm is an ideal option to implement Smart Controlled Environment Agriculture Techniques. The microclimate management inside the container is done automatically through sensors and controllers to provide a customized optimum growing environment for a variety of plants. Thus, shipping container farms provide a suitable growing […]

Indoor Farming

hydroponics, indoor farming

Indoor Farming Indoor Farming is synonymous to the concept of “growing your own food” and it serves as an appropriate solution to the interrelated issues of food security, nutritional quality, increasing population, and climate change. Open agricultural farming techniques are proving to be ineffective against the challenging environmental factors, labor issues, expanding urbanization, and logistical […]

Rooftop Hydroponic Plant Factory

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Rooftop Hydroponic Plant Factory Rooftop plant production is the practice of growing plants on top of residential, commercial and industrial buildings. The rooftop is an ideal landscape for growing plants in dense cities, as it typically has greater exposure to solar energy than ground below. Edible plant growing on rooftops is classified into three categories: […]

Vertical Farming in a Plant Factory

Greenhouse vegetables

Vertical Farming in a Plant Factory Plant factories are ideal for carrying out vertical farming as the environment parameters are controlled to suit the farming requirements. Vertical farming is a environmentally favorable solution to increase productivity per area. These multiple stacked layers of planting can be configured to suit the scale of the plant factory. […]

Maintaining efficacy of phytopharmaceutical products in a Plant Factory

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Maintaining efficacy of phytopharmaceutical products in a Plant Factory Phytopharmaceutical products need to be obtained from medicinal plants which are grown in sterile conditions so as to maintain their efficacy. The production of medicinal metabolites in plants depend upon environmental factors such as temperature, light intensity, and quality, relative humidity, carbon dioxide content, etc. These […]

Plant Factory – An Apt Answer to Address Food Security Issue!

Plant factory, hydroponics

Plant Factory – An Apt Answer to Address Food Security Issue! A Plant Factory is a closed farming system in which plants are grown throughout the year by controlling the parameters of light, temperature, humidity, and carbon dioxide concentrations. Thus, Plant Factory ensures higher food production vis-a-vis efforts required and it makes production possible even […]