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[mass noun] The practice of growing plants in tanks of water without soil.
- ‘This kind of tank-farming makes it possible to grow plants rapidly, all year round, by maintaining an optimal balance of nutrients.’
- ‘Stable harvesting is expected without any impact from natural disasters, and compared with conventional tank-farming, highly efficient harvesting is expected.’
- ‘The problem here is that this operation is very expensive and does not appear to be commensurate with any additional economic gains that can be expected from village tank-farming.’
- ‘Tank-farming like this makes it possible to grow plants quickly by maintaining an optimal balance of nutrients, and also means bulbous tomatoes can be harvested all year round.’
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