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Fogponics is an advanced form of aeroponics which uses water in a vaporised form to transfer nutrients and oxygen to enclosed suspended plant roots. Using the same general idea behind aeroponics, fogponics uses a 5–30 μm mist within the rooting chamber and has use as a foliar feeding mechanism. Plants best absorb particles from the 1–25 μm range, the smaller particulate size means faster absorption.[citation needed] The added benefit of using fogponic's over traditional hydroponics systems is that the plants require less energy in root growth and mass, and are able to still sustain a large plant.

Aeroponics and hydroponics combine Greek words for air and water, clearly this article should follow the same pattern for consistency, "fogponics" is baby-language. Some unknown person registered 'atmoponics' which is the correct term as a web-domain, ''. This appears to be the earliest use of the word, but the technology has only just emerged as a field and it seems that there is simply no scientific literature regarding its nomenclature yet.

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