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Vertical farming will disrupt food production

Vertical farming has a $50 billion market opportunity and a chance to mitigate sustainability issues within traditional fresh fruit and vegetable agriculture, according to new research by Barclays Capital. Vertical farming allows farmers to produce “hundreds of acres of crops to grow on a single acre of land” and to do so irrespective of weather...
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Aquaponics: A solution for self-sustainability

Aquaponics is a combination of aquaculture with hydroponics, which creates a self-sustainable system capable of producing food. Amidst the time of climate change, the permanent depletion of natural resources has become a major cause for concern worldwide. This, accompanied by the COVID-19 pandemic, raises many questions regarding food waste and scarcity. The vast majority of...
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Tulip Garden Show, Pakistan

MUZAFFARABAD Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan on Friday inaugurated a tulip garden set up here at the Jalalabad Park as a mark of solidarity with the people of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOJ&K). Two gentlemen visited me in summer end of 2019 from AJK Agri Department. They were looking after...
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Strawberries hang too, like flowers

US, Carver- At Nash Nursery, strawberry plants in hangers with pink flowers and fruit all summer long and Vermillionaire firecracker plants by Proven Winners with tubular flowers that are a main attraction for hummingbirds are among the offerings. So are little mock orange shrubs, miniature butterfly bushes that only get about two-feet-tall but have full-size...
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Britain’s chief doctor prescribes gardening at Green City Conference – Greenworks

Gardening is the solution to wider issues such as obesity, flooding and air pollution, which can all be improved through urban greening. This was the message to come out of the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Green City Conference held at One Great George Street on 1st April 2014, in London. The conference,...
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Dutch Flower Exports, World’s Biggest, Slip 2.3% on Slow Economy. – Greenworks

The Netherlands’ flower and plant exports, the world’s biggest, fell 2.3 percent last year as declining consumer purchasing power was compounded by cold spring weather in Europe and a summer heat wave that hurt sales. Exports of tulips, roses, potted plants and other greenery fell to 5.27 billion euros ($7.13 billion) from 5.39 billion euros...
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Consider The Salt-Tolerant Potato – Greenworks

Salt water has long been viewed as poison to farming systems, particularly when it comes to the crops we value most. “None of the top five plants eaten by people — wheat, corn, rice, potatoes and soybeans — can tolerate salt,” agricultural experts Edward P. Glenn, J. Jed Brown and James W. O’Leary wrote 16...