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Nowadays, most of us hear a lot about terms like vertical farming, horticulture and hydroponic. And most of the articles say that agriculture is evolving and these farming methods are the future. It is okay but is vertical farming sustainable?  A sustainable farming method should provide nutrition and food security while not compromising next generation […]

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Smart agriculture which we have begun to hear more recently, causes more people to turn to this sector with its advantages. In fact, contrary to what is known, what plants need is not soil, but vitamins and minerals that soil provides for their development. In addition, plants need carbon dioxide, water, oxygen and light to […]

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Increasing world population brings along the nutritional need and according to researches, world population is expected to be 12 billion in 2050. Unfortunately, even in our current order, it is a question of what will happen to food-suffering countries, especially in a situation where the population is so high that it faces food scarcity. If […]

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Vertical greenhouses provide approximately 8 times more growing area than the greenhouse systems with the same floor area and multi-storey designs. However, both the yield per unit area increases and the nutritional needs of the rising population are more easily met then traditional methods. In addition, it is much easier and advantageous to produce safe, […]

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Hydroponic farming systems have been used intensively in recent years. In traditional farming methods, the nutrients needed by the plants are taken from the soil by the plant. Due to the decrease in the amount of nutrients in consecutive sowing soil, fallow need arises, the need to cope with harmful organisms in the soil, the […]

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Farmland used to produce vegetables, fruits and flowers by traditional farming methods is mostly located in rural areas far from the city center. This is similar in all major cities. The unit cost of the land located in or near the city centers is high, there is not a single piece of agricultural land that […]

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Smart agriculture is a modern agricultural production technology based on the intervention to be done in terms of spatial and temporal requirements in the field of crop cultivation in an agricultural enterprise considering these location and time criteria. One of the factors disrupting the effects of agricultural production is the continuous variation of soil structure [...]
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Every plant needs the necessary minerals to grow. The type and quantity of these minerals varies with each plant. In addition, existing environmental conditions also affect this development. Therefore, people have developed the greenhouse method to control adverse environmental conditions and obtain products at any time of the year. In agriculture in the field, we […]

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Nowadays, soil, air and water pollution are gradually increasing, causing agriculture to decline, and unhealthy and poor-quality production is increasing. In addition, the demand of world markets for nutrients necessitates our production to move towards foreign markets. Our country is known as an agricultural country, as we will remember from the old ones, but our […]

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Plants carry out photosynthesis to produce the nutrients they need. The basic components of photosynthesis, which can be defined simply as the process of converting light energy into chemical energy, are chlorophyll cells, carbon dioxide, water and sunlight. There are several factors to consider when selecting LED modules for artificial plant lighting and when designing […]

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