Some reading

01 Waste to food

See calculations for references on the flow of systems.

03 Waste Handling & Energy Production

  1. Benton, Andrew et al: Farm and Forestry Production and Marketing Profile for Bamboo, Specialty Crops for Pacific Island Agroforestry 2007-12
  2. Calculations and references on waste
  3. A. Norström et al(2003): A small scale hydroponics wastewater treatment system under Swedish conditions in Water Science and Technology Vol 48 No 11–12 pp 161–167 Show on Scopus
  4. Biogas Calculations

04 Biogas Technology

  1. Calculations and references on waste
  2. Biogas Calculations
  3. Eisenmann Biogas Plants

05 Farming Technology: Hydroponics

  1. Rakocy, James et al:SRAC 454: Resirculating Aquaculture Tank Production Systems: Aquaponics - Integrating Fish and Plant Culture See all publications from SRAC here.
  2. Calculations and references on waste
  3. Hydroponic yields
  4. image credit: Marc Laberge

06 Farming Technology: Aquaponics

  1. Rakocy, James et al:SRAC 454: Resirculating Aquaculture Tank Production Systems: Aquaponics - Integrating Fish and Plant Culture See all publications from SRAC here.
  2. Calculations and references on waste
  3. Power calculations
  4. Image Credit: Green Earth Inc: Nuvege Factory

07 Food Production Units

  1. Hydroponic yields
  2. Fish yields
  3. Skillicorn, Spira & Journey, THE WORLD BANK EMENA TECHNICAL DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURE DIVISION: Duckweed Aquaculture - A NEW AQUATIC FARMING SYSTEM FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

08 Outcome

These are summaries of our calculations. See below.

  1. Skillicorn, Spira & Journey, THE WORLD BANK EMENA TECHNICAL DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURE DIVISION: Duckweed Aquaculture - A NEW AQUATIC FARMING SYSTEM FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  2. On land use in traditional agriculture: MVRDV, The Why Factory, Stroom Den Haag: Food City. Watch on youtube
  3. Agricultural water use in USA is 0,76m3/m2. 0,76m3/m2*789m2=600m3. WATER SUPPLY, SOURCES, & AGRICULTURAL USE

Calculations

Sources for the spreadsheets:

  1. Rakocy, James et al:SRAC 454: Resirculating Aquaculture Tank Production Systems: Aquaponics - Integrating Fish and Plant Culture See all publications from SRAC here.
  2. average day lenght Xi'an 12 hours, 18 hours -> 150%
  3. www.nutritionvalue.org
  4. Food and Drugs Administration USA - Recommended Daily Intake
  5. Duckweed - se source 08.01
  6. Philips Horticultural Light Production Module
  7. PAR light spectrum
  8. Example of Growlights for home use
  9. Units of light, conversion
  10. Eisenmann Biogas Plants
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