Hydroponics Professional

The Hydroponics Professional course is designed for progressive growers, technologists, students, etc. for a career or business in hydroponic production system. This one-month course provides sound knowledge of horticultural principles in the growth and development of hydroponic plants; use and management of plants in various hydroponics production systems. This is the right course for you: learn how to set up and manage a hydroponic system by yourself!!

Duration: 1 Month


Fee: ₹ 1,00,000/-

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  • Hydroponic systems
  • Global industry
  • Comparison to growing in soil
  • Advantages and limitations of hydroponics
  • Resources and contacts
  • Drip system recovery & non recovery
  • N.F.T. (nutrient film technique) system
  • Ebb & flow system – (flood and drain)
  • Aeroponic system
  • Deep water culture system
  • Vertical hydroponic system
  • Elements of Hydroponic Systems
  • Nutrient Film Technique (NFT)
  • Nutrient Film Technique (NFT) – Water Delivery System
  • Cooling, Heating and Aeration
  • Screen or Disk Filters
  • Nutrient Film Technique (NFT) – Fertilizer Delivery System
  • Nutrient Film Technique - Media Options
  • Growing media
  • NFT system choices
  • Channel width and length
  • Header tank or direct pumping
  • Construction materials
  • Solution delivery
  • Capillary matting
  • Channel width and length
  • Slope
  • Temperature
  • Types of media
  • Vermiculite; sand; perlite; expanded plastics; scoria; expanded clay
  • Organic media; sawdust; peat moss; coir fiber; composted bark
  • Indoor plants
  • Plant directory
  • Transplanting a pot grown plant into a hydroponic 'culture pot’
  • Growing media
  • NFT system choices
  • Channel width and length
  • Header tank or direct pumping
  • Construction materials
  • Solution delivery
  • Capillary matting
  • Channel width and length
  • Slope
  • Temperature
  • Types of media
  • Vermiculite; sand; perlite; expanded plastics; scoria; expanded clay
  • Organic media; sawdust; peat moss; coir fiber; composted bark
  • Indoor plants
  • Plant directory
  • Transplanting a pot grown plant into a hydroponic 'culture pot’
  • Plant structure
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemical cell processes
  • Mechanisms of nutrient uptake
  • Photosynthesis; minerals and nutrients
  • The role of pH in plant growth
  • The role of EC in Plant Growth
  • Hydroponic nutrient solutions
  • Preparing nutrient solutions
  • Plant growth factors
  • Controlling Plant Growth: Spacing, Disbudding, Trimming, Training
  • Growth Control: Chemical and Cultural
  • Pest and Disease Control
  • Intercropping
  • Plant troubleshooting
  • Resources
  • Fruit set management
  • Pollination issues
  • Flower initiation
  • Flower and fruit development
  • Location
  • Equipment
  • Systems
  • Rockwool and its properties
  • Development of propagating blocks
  • Recommended practices for propagation
  • Nutrient film techniques
  • Alternative layouts for NFT
  • Methods of solution dispention, closed and open systems; techniques
  • Introduction
  • Commercial Cultivation of Vegetables
  • Seed Germination of Vegetables and Herbs
  • Optimum temperatures for different Vegetables
  • Time from planting to harvest for different Vegetables
  • Tomatoes in Hydroponics
  • Cucurbits in Hydroponics
  • Fresh Cut Herbs in Hydroponics
  • Nutrient Solution for Herbs
Selected Herb Crops:
  • Lettuce
  • Spinach
  • Basil
  • Mint
  • Kale
  • Macro Nutrients
  • Micro Nutrients
  • Nutrient Formulae
  • Chemical names
  • What does a plant need
  • Recipe
  • Calculating formulae
  • Mixing nutrients
  • Symptoms of nutrient deficiency
  • Recommendations
  • Adjusting the pH
  • Using electrical conductivity measures
  • Type Structures
  • Cladding Material
  • Function of Greenhouse
  • Solar energy
  • Greenhouse management
  • What you can grow
  • Greenhouse and other growing structures
  • Environmental factors that influence plant growth
  • Plant needs
  • Temperature control
  • Heat loss
  • Heaters
  • Light factors
  • Artificial light
  • Humidity
  • CO2
  • Horticultural management in a greenhouse
  • Greenhouse benches
  • Greenhouse cooling
  • Flow charting the crop
  • Controllers
  • Salinity controllers
  • Cooling
  • Pest and diseases in controlled environments
  • Cultural controls
  • Biological and integrated pest management
  • Beneficial agents
  • Economic thresholds
  • Major pests, diseases and disorders of crops identified
  • Importance of Harvest and Post-Harvest Management
  • Harvested Crop Physiology
  • How and When to Harvest
  • Preparing Salad Mixes from Harvested Hydroponic Produce
  • Packaging
  • Storage
  • Harvesting and Grading Vegetables
  • Grading Standards
  • Air and environment supplies
  • Accessories
  • Environmental controls
  • Basic components
  • Ballasts
  • Containers
  • Grading and Harvesting tools
  • Methods of pest control Propagating materials
  • Systems necessary to run the whole set-up
  • What is a Hydroponic Trial?
  • Running a Crop trial
  • Setting up a Comparison Trial
  • Records and Recording
  • Evaluating the Trial
  • Research Methodology
  • Experimentation
  • Steps for Collecting Data
  • Wholesale
  • Supermarket
  • Export
  • Contract
  • Local retailers, etc.

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