Essays Tagged: "Hydroponic"


Hydroponics is the growing of plants without soil. It was developed from the findings of experiments ... , floating gardens of the Aztecs of Mexico, and the Chinese also had methods that were examples of "hydroponics" culture. Egyptian hieroglyphic records dating back to several hundred years B.C. descri ... periments in plant nutrition on a commercial scale. Doing this he termed these nutriculture systems hydroponics. The word 'hydroponics' is derived from two Greek words hydro (water) and ponos (labor)- ...

(10 pages) 137 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture


duplicated!!!!! He gave me an A on the display....IntroductionNAME HERE and I became fascinated by hydroponics and the ideathat one doesn't have to get their hands dirty to be a great gardener, and i ... to get their hands dirty to be a great gardener, and ifyour like us that's a good thing.The idea of hydroponics has been around since the pyramids wherebuild, but in all these years it never seemed to ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Will the World Be Able to Feed Itself in the Foreseeable Future?

actory production has expanded to a degree almost beyond belief." (Simon, p. 115). He describes how hydroponic farming, which involves indoor, factory-controlled conditions, is more land efficient and ... ot make topsoil or water. Pimentel et al. fail to mention such possible alternate solutions such as hydroponic farming or aquaculture.There are a number of things that I would want clarified before I ...

(5 pages) 68 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Hydroponics Systems

RED BUCKET This inexpensive system is one of the Professor's favorites. It is probably the simplest hydroponics system on the planet. Simple yet effective, we have seen very impressive results achieve ... oles that you must drill in the bucket, this helps keep the growing medium from falling out. HYDROPONIC FERTILIZER * - A good quality hydroponics fertilizer is required, regular "dirt" fertiliz ...

(10 pages) 36 0 3.2 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture


Hydroponics Hydroponics, the process of growing plants without soil, began many years ago. T ... n many years ago. The history of this science goes back to several hundreds of years before Christ. Hydroponic culture is shown in the hanging gardens of Babylon, the floating gardens of the Aztecs of ... e Egyptian writings. These writings date back to hundreds of years before Christ was born. The word hydroponics comes from Latin, meaning water working. In the 1930's scientists began experimen ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A letter about growing tomotoes in greenhouses and pesticides

and controlled to improve productivity.An extreme form of growing tomatoes in greenhouses is called hydroponics. Soil is replaced by a mineral solution pumped around the plant roots.Removing the soil ... your tomatoes to be grown in regions where there's no soil.You should think carefully before using hydroponics though because it is a lot more expensive than other farming methods.An alternative meth ...

(1 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry