Suitable Substrate for Crop Growth under Protected Farms – An Assessment

Suitable Substrate for Crop Growth under Protected Farms

  • Amaresh Sarkar, Mrinmoy Majumder Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Agartala, PIN-799046, Tripura, India


With the advent of civilization, open field agriculture is facing some major challenges; most importantly decrease in per capita land availability. In this paper, an attempt has been made to review crop growing substrates for protected farms. Substrate selection is a critical factor for optimal production of high-quality vegetables. Rooting depth determines the volume of substrate from. Consideration of optimal crop growing substrate and irrigation method while designing and maintaining a protected farm is very important for optimal crop growth and profit. Most farmers do not consider all the crop growing parameters for the optimal crop growth.


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MRINMOY MAJUMDER, Amaresh Sarkar,. Suitable Substrate for Crop Growth under Protected Farms – An Assessment. Journal of Scientific Agriculture, [S.l.], v. 2, p. 62-65, feb. 2018. ISSN 2184-0261. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 17 aug. 2018. doi:
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