‘Vertical’ farming on the way up to counter climate change threat

For Scottish agriculture, the only way is up.

That, at least, is the view of MPs after seeing the nation’s first ever “vertical farm”.

Scientists at Scotland’s James Hutton Institute have been developing a pioneering new facility for growing salad crops on stacked layers.

Politicians and researchers are increasingly excited by the technology, which is incredibly water-efficient.

Nanoco Group Plc (LON:NANO) leads the world in the research, development and large-scale manufacture of heavy-metal free quantum dots and semiconductor nanoparticles for use in displays, lighting, solar energy and bio-imaging.

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