What Is it Called When You Grow Plants in Water?

The practice of growing plants in water rather than soil may be referred to as hydroponics, aquiculture, aquaculture or aquapontics. The water must contain a nutrient solution in order for the plant to survive.

Keywords: hydroponics, aquiculture, aquaculture, aquapontics

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