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Advanced Aquaponics & Hydroponics Workshop(2-days) - With mamatha, Venkat

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Sat, 30 Mar 9:00AM - Sun, 31 Mar 5:00PM
Hydrilla
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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
  • Cultural controls
  • Biological and integrated pest management
  • Beneficial agents
  • Major pests, diseases and disorders of crops identified
  • Problem solving and identification of illness
  • Hydroponic Vegetable Production
  • Hydroponic Herb and microgreen 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

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