Robotics in Agriculture
December 21, 2018

What is Soilless Culture?

Soilless culture is a methods of growing plants without soil.

The grower turns to Soilless culture due to the difficulty and cost of controlling:

  1. Soilborn pests and diseases
  2. Soil salinity
  3. Lack of fertile soil
  4. Water shortage
  5. Banding of using Methyl Bromide

Advantages of Soilless culture

Soilless culture has many advantages over standard agricultural practices, such as:

  1. Weed and soil diseases are not a problem in Soilless culture
  2. High quality yield
  3. Cultivating crops in any region even in regions where poor soil conditions prevail
  4. Controlling the root environments
    5.increasing water use efficiency

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