1Faculty of Regional Sciences, Tottori University, Japan
2Faculty of Agriculture, Tottori University, Japan
3Department of Dryland Science, Graduate school of Sustainability Science, Tottori University, Japan
*Corresponding author: Kotaro Tagawa, Faculty of Agriculture, Tottori University, Japan
Submission: August 01, 2018; Published: August 06, 2018
ISSN 2639-0574Volume1 Issue5
A small-scale food production which is combined an off-grid photovoltaic water pumping system with vegetable cultivation was tested. The groundwater at seashore in coastal dune are irrigated to cultivate Swiss chard. The practicability of off-grid photovoltaic water pumping system and availability of groundwater in coastal dune are suggested.
Keywords: Off-grid photovoltaic system; Water pumping; Coastal groundwater; Food production; Developing country; Arid region