publication . Article . 2013

Evolution of nitrate level in green lettuce conventional grown under natural conditions and aquaponic system

Flavius Blidariu; Drasovean Alexandru; Grozea Adrian; Radulov Isidora; Lalescu Dacian;
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  • Published: 01 May 2013 Journal: Scientific Papers Animal Science and Biotechnologies (issn: 1841-9364, eissn: 2344-4576, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Agroprint Timisoara
Aquaponics integrates growing plants without soil technology with aquaculture, having an important role in recovery of nutrients from effluents. The research aimed to evaluate nitrates level in lettuce (Lactuca sativa) conventional grown under natural conditions and in integrated aquaponic system with a recirculated aquaculture system designed for pikeperch growth (Sander lucioperca). Conventional production (54 plants) has been obtained in the field without fertilizer or pesticide management. Aquaponics productions (54 plants/production) had ponds effluents as a nutritional support from the breeding of pikeperch, tanks were arranged with 255 numbers of pikeperc...
free text keywords: aquaponic, green lettuce, pikeperch, nitrates, food safety., Agriculture, S, Technology, T, Science, Q
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