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Urban Horticulture

Necessity of the Future

Edited by Shashank Shekhar Solankey

Bihar Agricultural University


Shirin Akhtar

Bihar Agricultural University

Alejandro Isabel Luna Maldonado

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León

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Humberto Rodriguez-Fuentes

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León

Juan Antonio Vidales Contreras

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León

Julia Mariana Márquez Reyes

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León

Urban horticulture is a means of utilizing every little space available in cities amidst buildings and other constructions for growing plants. It utilizes this space to raise gardens that can be economically productive while contributing to environmental greening. It can boost food and ornamental plants production, provide job opportunities, promote green space development, waste recycling, and urban landscaping, and result in improved environment. This book covers a wide array of topics on this subject and constitutes a valuable reference guide for students, professors, researchers, builders, and horticulturists concerned with urban horticulture, city planning, biodiversity, and the sustainable development of horticultural resources.

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Urban HorticultureNecessity of the FutureEdited by Shashank Shekhar Solankey

Published: June 17th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.82900

ISBN: 978-1-83880-513-5

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-512-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-631-6

Copyright year: 2020

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7285 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

9 Dimensions Citations


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1. Nutrients for Hydroponic Systems in Fruit Crops

By Pramod Kumar and Simran Saini


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2. Hydroponic Systems for Arabidopsis Extended to Crop Plants

By Lawrence Griffing and Krishna Kumar


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3. Automation and Robotics Used in Hydroponic System

By Alejandro Isabel Luna Maldonado, Julia Mariana Márquez Reyes, Héctor Flores Breceda, Humberto Rodríguez Fuentes, Juan Antonio Vidales Contreras and Urbano Luna Maldonado


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4. Application of Nanotechnology Solutions in Plants Fertilization

By Daniela Predoi, Rodica V. Ghita, Simona Liliana Iconaru, Carmen Laura Cimpeanu and Stefania Mariana Raita


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5. Nutritive Solutions Formulated from Organic Fertilizers

By Juan Carlos Rodríguez Ortiz


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6. Installation of Vegetable Based Roof Gardens in Schools From Recyclable Materials: A Study

By Adriana Maria dos Santos, Mariana Paiva Baracuhy, Dermeval Araújo Furtado, Romulo Wilker Neri de Andrade, Jackson Rômulo de Sousa Leite and Fabiana Terezinha Leal de Morais


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7. Urban Horticulture in Sub-Saharan Africa

By Ifeoluwapo Amao


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8. Soil Quality Problems Associated with Horticulture in the Southern Urban and Peri-Urban Area of Buenos Aires, Argentina

By Paladino Ileana, Sokolowski Ana Clara, Prack Mc Cormick Barbara, José Enrique Wolski and Rodríguez Hernán y Mauro Navas


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9. Historical Gardens as an Inspiration for the Future of Urban Horticultural Gardens

By Ines Babnik


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10. Implication of Urban Agriculture and Vertical Farming for Future Sustainability

By Anwesha Chatterjee, Sanjit Debnath and Harshata Pal


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