Airponics aboard the Kantare supply ship
The airponics bay aboard the
Voyager Airponics is the cultivation of plants without soil, by suspending them in an oxygen-rich environment and misting their roots with nutrient solution.
Kantare created an airponics bay aboard their stranded ship. It was discovered by Commander Tucker and Sub-Commander T'Pol when they followed a shadow. In this airponics, Tucker first met Liana. Later, Liana offered Tucker a fruit from their airponics, the lorella. ( : " ENT ")
The call sheets for "Oasis" are calling the place "Airponics". Kes established an airponics bay on USS , along with a Voyager hydroponics bay. ( : " VOY ", " Parallax ", " Elogium ")
2372, the yields from Voyager's airponics lab were coming out low. ( : " VOY ")
2375, Ensign Doug Bronowski worked in Voyager's airponics bay. ( : " VOY ")
Someone to Watch Over Me
vegetables in the airponics bay were beamed off the ship when Voyager entered the Void in 2377. ( : " VOY ")
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Background information Edit
The accepted term for the method is
aeroponics. However, airponics is the term used in the series. Aeroponics is a very real technology developed in the 20th century.