A Closer Look and Water and Soil Degradation. Soil Erosion Facts. Soil is a “potentially renewable resource” – a resource that can be renewed in days to several decades, but when the resource is used faster than it is replenished it becomes a non-renewable resource.
1. direct damage to agricultural lands
2. indirect damage to waterways, infrastructure, and human health.
Coir Fiber matting
a. Water culture – where roots of plants are in water instead of soil, air is pumped in, and nutrients are added.
b. Aggregate Culture – where plants are placed in sand, gravel, or peat which supports the plant and lets air get to the roots like soil does. Nutrients are added.
Drip Irrigation Technique
Root Mist Technique
Fog Feed Technique