Global trends and current status of commercial urban rooftop farming

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Devi Buehler; Ranka Junge;
(2016)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Sustainability (issn: 2071-1050)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.21256/zhaw-1591, doi: 10.3390/su8111108
  • Subject: TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | urban rooftop farming | 630: Landwirtschaft | Building-integrated agriculture | TJ807-830 | Building-Integrated Farming | Zero-acreage farming | GE1-350 | Hydroponics | commercialization | Environmental sciences | Environmental effects of industries and plants | trends

The aim of this study was to analyze current practices in commercial urban rooftop farming (URF). In recent years, URF has been experiencing increasing popularity. It is a practice that is well-suited to enhancing food security in cities and reducing the environmental i... View more
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