Plant Factory: An Indoor Vertical Farming System for Efficient Quality Food Production provides information on a field that may be helping to offset the threats that odd weather and shortages of land and natural resources bring to the food supply.
As alternative options are needed to make sure adequate and efficient production of food, this book represents the one to be had resource to take a practical approach to the planning, design, and implementation of plant factory (PF) practices to yield food crops. The PF systems described on this book are in accordance with a plant production system with artificial (electric) lights and include case studies providing lessons learned and best practices from both industrial and crop specific programs.
With insights into the economics in addition to the science of PF programs, this book is ideal for those in academic in addition to industrial settings.
- Provides full-scope insight on plant farm, from economics and planning to life-cycle assessment
- Presents state of the art plant farm science, written by global leaders in plant farm advancements
- Includes case-study examples to offer real-world insights