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Aquaponics: alternative types and approaches

Aquaponics: alternative types and approaches

Kotzen, Benz ORCID: 0000-0003-3522-0460, Coelho Emerenciano, Mauricio Gustavo, Moheimani, Navid and Burnell, Gavin M. (2019) Aquaponics: alternative types and approaches. Aquaponics Food Production Systems: Combined Aquaculture and Hydroponic Production Technologies for the Future. Springer, Switzerland, pp. 301-332. ISBN 978-3030159429 (doi:

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Whilst aquaponics may be considered in the mid-stage of development, there are a number of allied, novel methods of food production that are aligning alongside aquaponics and also which can be merged with aquaponics to deliver food efficiently and productively. These technologies include algaeponics, aeroponics, aeroaquaponics, maraponics, haloponics, biofloc technology and vertical aquaponics. Although some of these systems have undergone many years of trials and research, in most cases, much more scientific research is required to understand intrinsic
processes within the systems, efficiency, design aspects, etc., apart from the capacity, capabilities and benefits of conjoining these systems with aquaponics.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: aquaponics alternatives, algaeponics, aeroponics, aquaeroponics, biofloc, technologies, digeponics, haloponics, maraponics, vermiponics, vertical aquaponics
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Design (DES)
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > Digital Arts, Research & Enterprise (DARE)
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2021 23:01

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