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Vol. 10, Special Issue 12 (2021)

To study the scope of vertical farming in India: A review

Author(s):
Kaveri Naskoori, Dr. K Krishna Reddy, M Venkateshwara Reddy and M Rama Devi
Abstract:
Vertical farming is an advanced technology and intensive farming method this can exponentially increase production. The vertical farming is coming up to face the many challenges are water scarcity, climate change, labour scarcity and urbanization leading to reduction in arable land. Vertical farming provides an employment opportunity, to support the local economy and healthy food in neighborhoods where fresh produce is scarce. Vertical Farming can be beneficial for increasing in food production, maintaining the high-quality products, safety and also contributing to sustainable urban farming. The main advantages of vertical framing are beneficial for environmentally, socially and economically. Vertical farms can also provide solutions for increasing food security worldwide. This study is a critical review from related published papers from relevant journals and scientific online databases. The crops are grown by using various growing in vertical farming are perlite, coco-peat, vermiculite etc. to enable fast growing and high yield. The vegetables are suited for best under this vertical farming, as these are short duration and provides high net returns.
Pages: 158-162  |  2068 Views  1783 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Kaveri Naskoori, Dr. K Krishna Reddy, M Venkateshwara Reddy and M Rama Devi. To study the scope of vertical farming in India: A review. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(12S): 158-162.

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