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International Journal of Agriculture Extension and Social Development

2021, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part B
Rooftop garden an organic farming to grow uncontaminated vegetable improved food quality and food security in Bhubaneswar City, India

Kartik Chandra Sahu and Dr. Mahendra Kumar Satapathy

The trend of growing vegetables on rooftop promotes agricultural aspects in Bhubaneswar city of India. Rooftop gardens become an important part of urban agriculture are recent recurrent and alternative establishments to grow vegetables. Rooftops create spaces to vegetable production and thereby create opportunities for agricultural incorporation into urban communities, However vegetable production activities on rooftops are limited due to multiple challenges that need to be addressed before widespread implementation takes place. Rooftop agriculture can improve various ecosystem services, enhance the biodiversity of urban areas and reduce food security. Food production from rooftop gardens will help support and sustain food for urban and provide a rare opportunity to grow food efficiencies in typically unused spaces of the building. As human populations become more urbanized and urban consumers become more interested in local food for their families, the use of alternative agricultural production systems, such as rooftop cultivation technologies will increase. Importance of cultivating vegetables on buildings is a key component of making cities more sustainable and habitable. Rooftops are not the total solution to providing food security but they should supplement other sources of food production in urban areas. In covid-19 rooftop gardens play an important role during scarcity of vegetables. It is an alternative method of urban cultivation and people obtain vegetables from doorstep in safe guard from Covid -19.Rooftop garden gives us pure organic vegetables and is pleasant.
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How to cite this article:
Kartik Chandra Sahu, Dr. Mahendra Kumar Satapathy. Rooftop garden an organic farming to grow uncontaminated vegetable improved food quality and food security in Bhubaneswar City, India. Int J Agric Extension Social Dev 2021;4(2):110-116. DOI: 10.33545/26180723.2021.v4.i2b.110
International Journal of Agriculture Extension and Social Development