Aquaponics: A Unique Farming Technique
Author : Surendra Kumar Chaudhari
At present, new technologies are being invented in almost every field day by day. The agricultural world is no exception to this, in which many unique inventions are being made. These inventions also include aquaponics agriculture. Let us discuss this unique farming technique in a little detail here.
What is Aquaponics?
An aquaponics has been introduced by combining aquaculture and hydroponics.
In this technique, vegetables are also grown in water along with fish farming.
How is aquaponics agriculture done?
In this process the fish are raised in a large tank or pond. The amount of ammonia in the water increases with the feces of fish. This water is poured into the vegetable tank. Due to which essential nutrients are supplied to the plants. After the nutrients have been taken up by the plants, the water is put back into the fish tank. This process continues. With this technique, along with saving water, essential nutrients are also supplied to the plants.
Where is aquaponic farming done in India?
Cherai is a small village near Kochi. This village has the distinction of being the first aquaponic village in the country. Aquaponic farming is done here since 2016.
At the same time, Madhvi Farm in Bangalore is the first and largest aquaponic farm in the country.
Now aquaponic farming is being done successfully in different areas of the country.
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In our upcoming post, we will share many other information along with advantages and disadvantages of aquaponic farming. If you liked this information, then like our post and also share it with other farmer friends. So that more and more farmers get this information. Ask us your questions related to this through comments. Stay connected with Countryside for aquaponics agriculture and other such interesting information.
21 September 2021
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