Saline aquaponics: Potential player in food, energy production

Edoardo Pantanella, Ph.D. Ram C. Bhujel, Ph.D.

Water loop between fish, vegetables allows nutrient build-ups that are optimal for crops Sweet basil grown with saline water can compete with product from freshwater hydroponics. The food industry is currently exploring new ways to fulfill the needs of a rising world population. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, by…

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  • Edoardo Pantanella, Ph.D.

    Edoardo Pantanella, Ph.D.

    Aquaponics Scientist, Consultant
    Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management
    Asian Institute of Technology


  • Ram C. Bhujel, Ph.D.

    Ram C. Bhujel, Ph.D.

    Director, Aqua-Centre
    AARM, FABS, SERD, Asian Institute of Technology
    P. O. Box 4, Klong Luang
    Pathumthani 12120 Thailand