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Paper Title :
Terrace Gardening for Vegetable Cultivation

Author :M. Siva, B.V.G. Prasad, R.Thirupathi, T.S.K.K.Kiran Patro

Article Citation :M. Siva ,B.V.G. Prasad ,R.Thirupathi ,T.S.K.K.Kiran Patro , (2017 ) " Terrace Gardening for Vegetable Cultivation " , International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJASEAT) , pp. 19-22, Volume-5, Issue-4, Spl. Iss-2

Abstract : Terrace gardens are becoming a common feature in today's urban environment. The phenomenon of landscaping on the terraces and rooftops has evolved due to excessive exploitation of the urban land. In such congested environment, rooftops and terraces of buildings remains as a valuable sources for urban horticulture. It is also a potential option for cultivation of vegetables due to its short duration of life cycle and easy to manage on terrace conditions. Besides, terrace cultivation of vegetables can supply preferential, fresh, toxic free produce with minimum expenditure there by increases monetary value of land per unit area (apartment). In addition, it improves aesthetic sense, reduces stress and strain of the growers as well as environmental pollution. These multi-dimensional uses of terrace gardening encourages urban growers to produce healthy vegetables round the year. Due to lack of substantial information on terrace vegetables cultivation, this article aimed to highlight the methods for cultivation of vegetables and their cultural practices on terrace conditions. Keywords - Multi-dimensional, Terrace gardening, Vegetables.

Type : Research paper

Published : Volume-5, Issue-4, Spl. Iss-2


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