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Advantages To Growing using Hydroponics

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These are just some of the benifits of growing with hydroponics

In a time when ever increasing scrutinty is needed when purchasing produce at the store why not grow your own fresh at home.





Advantages

Some of the reasons why hydroponics is being adapted around the world for food production are the following:

  • No soil is needed for hydroponics
  • The water stays in the system and can be reused - thus, a lower water requirement
  • It is possible to control the nutrition levels in their entirety - thus, lower nutrition requirements
  • No nutrition pollution is released into the environment because of the controlled system
  • Stable and high yields
  • Pests and diseases are easier to get rid of than in soil because of the container's mobility
  • Ease of harvesting
  • No pesticide damage
  • Plants grow healthier
  • It is better for consumption

Today, hydroponics is an established branch of agronomy. Progress has been rapid, and results obtained in various countries have proved it to be thoroughly practical and to have very definite advantages over conventional methods of horticulture.

There are two chief merits of the soil-less cultivation of plants. First, hydroponics may potentially produce much higher crop yields. Also, hydroponics can be used in places where in-ground agriculture or gardening are not possible.


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