'New wave' revolution in city-focused, closed environment food production.
作者: Mathews, J. A.
作者单位: 1Macquarie University, Sydney NSW 2109, Australia.
刊名: CAB Reviews, 2018, Vol.13 (6)
来源数据库: Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International
DOI: 10.1079/PAVSNNR201813006
原始语种摘要: A new wave of city-focused food production, variously known as 'plant factories' (vegetable factories or fruit factories), or 'vertical farming' or simply as 'closed environment agriculture' (CEA) is sweeping the world. As opposed to open-air agriculture, with its vulnerability to seasonal disturbances, its high dependence on water and chemicals as fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides, all with uncontrolled run-off, the new approach is based on contained systems, utilizing renewable resources and recycling, and producing sustainable yields that can scale up to cope with surging urbanization and growth in global population. This article reviews the developments worldwide in CEA and identifies the main features, which are fivefold: (1) producing more with less, (2) continuously, (3) with...
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  • revolution 变革
  • production 生产
  • environment 环境
  • sustainable 能保持一定速度的
  • focused 聚焦的
  • competition 竞争
  • urbanization 城市化
  • closed 闭路的
  • resources 资源
  • argument 自变量