Jun , 2021, Volume : 2 Article : 9
Aquaponics: Toward a Sustainable Multi-trophic Production of Fish and Vegetables
Author : Jaspreet Singh, Arpita Narayan, Md Imran Rafique, Kamal Sarma, Tarkeshwar Kumar, Ahirwal SK and Bharti V
Aquaponics represents the bio-integration of hydroponics and aquaculture systems, where, fish, microbes , and plants grow together and form an eco-friendly aquatic environment. Aquaponics conserve the eco-biodiversity through sustainable nutritional recycling and prevention of waste disposal into the environment. In this food-growing system, bacteria convert the aquaculture waste (NH3) into accessible nutrients, which later on used by the growing plants.
Keywords: Aquaponics, Aquaculture, Hydroponics, Bacteria, Nutrients
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