Definition of tank-farming in English:

tank-farming

noun

  • [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.’