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Advanced Aquaponics & Hydroponics Workshop - With Mamatha, Venkat

Sat, 22 Feb 9:00AM - Sun, 23 Feb 5:00PM
Hydrilla , south bangalore
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About The Event

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. 

Agenda Day 1


Introduction - 1 hour

  • Introduction to soilless farming methods
  • Introduction to hydroponics, aquaponics
  • Comparison to growing in soil

Plant growth and nutrition requirements - 2 hours

  • Plant structure
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemical cell processes
  • Mechanisms of nutrient uptake in various stages of plant growth
  • Photosynthesis; minerals and nutrients
  • Plant nutrition Macro and Micronutrients
  • 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 - How salts are balanced in a system
  • Lab practice - understanding pH and EC test kits and values

Hydroponic Systems - 1 hour

  • Various Hydroponics 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

Plant Culture and Disease management - 1 hour

  • Flowcharting the crop
  • Seedling culture for various crops
  • Transplanting and spacing
  • Pollination, suckering, training and grafting
  • Harvesting and post-harvest storage
  • Disease management Abiotic vs Biotic
  • Identifying nutritional disorders and corrections
  • pest and diseases in controlled environments
  • Hydroponic Vegetable Production
  • Plant directory

Hydroponics Workshop on the farm 1.5 hours

  • Demo of NFT, DWC, Media Bed, Dutch Bucket systems in the farm activity
  • Seedling and transplanting in DWC and NFT farm activity
  • Balancing nutrients, EC and pH in the reservoir farm activity

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Hydrilla #45, Pearlite Homes, Haralur Main Rd, Reliable Residency Layout, Phase-3, PWD Quarters, 1st Sector, HSR Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560102, India
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