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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 as use for 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.

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