"Hydroponics has many advantages in certain contexts:

  • In arid regions where fertile land and water are scarce. Hydroponics can save 7 to 10 times the volume of water needed for irrigation compared to conventional agriculture. It also helps to avoid water stress.
  • In cities and urban areas where there is little space available for earth cultivation. It is particularly suitable for cultivation in restricted spaces (roofs of buildings, apartments, abandoned factories, etc.). As it can be developed vertically, hydroponics also makes it possible to obtain a production per square meter much higher than land agriculture. It can also allow a return to culture among urban residents, who are often disconnected from nature.
  • In case of soil pollution.
  • Allows better control of invasive insects.

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