The workshop delves deeper into the mechanics of Aquaponics & Hydroponics systems, plant and fish nutrition requirements, water and nutrient parameters, parameters to achieve commercial success in Hydroponics.Course attendees will get to visit the farm facility and understand various Hydroponics setups possible in a practical way. You will not go home empty handed! We will provide you with plenty of how to materials and a list of resources for future use, a commercial ROI plan for growing in Hydroponics. Book your spot today by completing the payment as per the instructions on brochure and sending a registration confirmation email to support@hydrilla.in

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Agenda – Day 1

    Introduction
  • Introduction to soilless farming methods
  • Introduction to hydroponics, aquaponics and Aeroponics
  • Global industry
  • Comparison to growing in soil
    Plant growth and nutrition requirements
  • Plant structure
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemical cell processes
  • Mechanisms of nutrient uptake
  • Photosynthesis; minerals and nutrients
  • Plant nutrition – Macro and Micronutrients
  • Identifying nutritional disorders and corrections
  • Impact of light, humidity, O2, CO2, other climatic conditions
  • Water quality and its impact
  • The role of pH and EC in plant growth
  • Addressing water quality issues in pH and EC
  • Nutrients from hydroponics & aquaponics
  • Inorganic salts and dynamics
  • Lab practice - understanding pH and EC test kits and values
    Hydroponic Systems
  • Various Hydroponics and Aeroponics systems
  • Hydroponics system classification criteria
  • Closed and open systems techniques
  • NFT, DWC, Media Bed and other small-scale systems
  • Systems layout
  • Strengths and weaknesses of various systems
  • Soilless media types and properties
    Aquaponic Systems
  • Understanding Aquaponics and nutrition
  • Nitrogen cycle – role of Bacteria
  • Recirculating Aquaculture systems and principles
  • Types of Aquaponics systems and design principles
  • Components of Aquaponics – SLO, Mechanical filters, Biofilters design
  • Component sizing – fish to plant ratio, fish tank, biofilters and plant beds sizing
  • Water quality parameters related to Aquaponics
    Plant Culture
  • Flow charting the crop
  • Seedling culture for various crops
  • Transplanting and spacing
  • Pollination, suckering, training and grafting
  • Harvesting and post-harvest storage
  • Pest and diseases in controlled environments
  • Fungi, common fungal problems
  • Biological and integrated pest management
  • Major pests, diseases and disorders of crops identified
  • Problem solving and identification of illness
  • Hydroponic Vegetable Production
  • Plant directory
    Fish Culture
  • Fish variety and selection
  • Fish feed management
  • Diseases and symptoms

Agenda – Day 2

    Aquaponics
  • Understanding Aquaponics and nutrition
  • Nitrogen cycle – role of Bacteria
  • Water quality parameters related to Aquaponics
    Recirculating Aquaponics systems and principles
  • Components of Aquaponics – SLO, Mechanical filters, Biofilters design
  • Component sizing – fish to plant ratio, fish tank, biofilters and plant beds sizing
    Decoupled Aquaponics systems and design principles
  • Single loop systems
  • Multi loop systems
    Fish Culture
  • Fish variety and selection
  • Fish feed management
  • Diseases and symptoms
    Aquaponics Workshop in the farm
  • Understanding Nitrogen test kits and values lab practice
  • Working of SLO, Mechanical and Biofilters – farm activity
    Greenhouse Operation & Management
  • Growing crops in greenhouses
  • Fertigation systems
  • Solar energy and examples of solar greenhouse facilities
  • Greenhouse management
  • Greenhouse and other growing structures
  • Environmental factors that influence plant growth
  • Plant needs
  • Environmental Control A - Heating, Cooling
  • Environmental Control B - Lighting, Shading.
  • Environmental Control C - Carbon Dioxide Enrichment
  • Horticultural lighting
  • Horticultural management in a greenhouse
  • Greenhouse cooling
  • IOT in greenhouses
    Business plan - Plan a hydroponic enterprise
  • Commercial farm business plan worksheets and exercises
  • Market survey, farm sizing, crop selection and management
  • Estimation of capital and operating expenses
  • References, resources and contacts
    Q & A
    Conclusions and wrap up

Register on +91-9108498102/103

Pricing information:Rs 6000/- per person (lunch and snacks) & + 18% GST

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