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3 Months Training Program

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Rs 30000/-

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Our hydroponics Workshop is a 6 Weeks Industrial greenhouse and hydroponics training program that incorporates teaching and demonstration to provide participants with a clear understanding of controlled environment farming and hydroponics systems. This training program includes classroom presentations as well as the opportunity to become familiar with hydroponic growing systems in a hydroponics experience centre. Participants will learn about how to grow vine and leafy in hydroponic systems.

Training Curriculum Overview

Introduction to Hydroponics & Plant Growth Requirements
  • Introduction to Hydroponics
  • History of Hydroponics
  • global industry
  • comparison to growing in soil
  • resources and contacts
  • plant structure
  • How Plants Grow
  • Photosynthesis
  • Light, Water and nutrients Requirements
  • CO2, O2, Temperature, Humidity and other requirements
  • Hydroponics Growing Media

    • Growing Media
    • The Perfect Grow Medium
    • Type of Media
    • Coco peat. Vermiculite, Perlite, rook wool, Leca etc.
    • Advantages & Disadvantages of various grow mediums
    • How to choose perfect medium for various system
    Light Requirements, artificial light
    • Plant structure
    • How Plants Grow
    • Photosynthesis
    • Light requirements
    • Natural Lights
    • Artificial Lighting
    Hydroponics Nutrition- nutrient requirements, deficiencies, toxicities, pH, conductivity, salinity, growth regulators
    • Significance of understanding chemistry for hydroponics
    • Understanding Basic Chemistry
    • Water Quality: Hard water, Water pH, Water EC, Sodium Chloride, Turbidity, Smell and colour, Iron content, dissolved oxygen etc
    • Obtaining a Water Analysis for Hydroponics
    • Water Treatments
    • The important Plant Nutrients
    • Plant Nutrition – The Nutrient Elements
    • Mechanisms of Nutrient Uptake
    • Hydroponic Nutrient
    • Preparing Nutrient Solutions
    • Fertiliser Salts for Formulations
    • Nutrient Formulations
    • Nutrient Formulation Stock Solutions
    • Nutrient Formulation: Formulas for different systems, Stage of growth – grow vs bloom formulas
    • Making up Hydroponic Stock Solutions from Fertiliser Salts
    • Mixing Nutrients
    • Choosing the Right Fertiliser
    • Diagnosis of Nutritional Problems: Nutrient Deficiencies
    • Understanding PH in Hydroponics
    • adjusting the pH
    • Conductivity in hydroponics, TDS/EC
    Hydroponics Growing Systems
    • Various Hydroponics Systems
    • Hydroponics System classification criteria
    • Closed and Open System Techniques.
    • NFT, DWC, Dutch buckets, ebb and flow, Aeroponics systems
    • Commercial Hydroponic Systems
    • Hydroponic growing system design & Layouts
    • Strengths & Weaknesses of Various Systems
    Hydroponics Materials Selection & Sizing
    • Food Safe Material Hydroponics
    • Selection & Sizing of NFT Channels
    • Selection & Sizing of reservoir tanks
    • Selection & Sizing of Pumps & Motors for various Systems
    • Selections of Various Tools used in Hydroponics
    • Selection of Air pumps for Aeration
    • Selection of Grow Lights
    Automation in Hydroponics: Componentry, nutrient delivery, pumping, testing
    • Automation in Hydroponics
    • Timer Switches
    • pH Measurement
    • pH Controllers
    • EC/TDS Measurement
    • EC/TDS Controller
    • DO Measurement
    • ORP Measurement
    • Nutrient Temperature Measurement
    • Nutrient Auto Dosing systems
    Green House: Design and Construction
    • Growing Plants in a Greenhouse
    • The Greenhouse System
    • Types of Greenhouses
    • Commonly used Greenhouse Designs
    • Shape of Structures to Maximise Light Transmission
    • Problems with Greenhouses
    • Horticultural Management in a Greenhouse
    • Greenhouse Irrigation Methods
    • Culture and Management of some Greenhouse Crops
    • Optimum Growth Requirement for Certain Plants
    • light factors in greenhouse
    • Greenhouse Benches and Beds: Shelving or Staging, Ground Beds, Raised Beds, Pot Crops, Flooring, Guttering, Doors
    • Solar Energy Applications in Horticulture
    Environmental Control A:Heating, Cooling and Environmental Control B – Lighting and Shading
    • Environmental Control
    • Environmental Factors that Influence Plant Growth
    • Measurement of Environmental Factors
    • Temperature Control
    • Cooling Systems
  • Ventilators
  • Heating
  • Localised Heaters
  • Light Factors
  • Artificial Light
  • Lighting
  • Shading
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Effects of Carbon Dioxide
  • Methods of CO2 Injection
  • Standard Night Temperatures at Greenhouse
  • Plant Propagation: Seed & cutting propagation & tissue culture
    • Plant Propagation Techniques
    • Temperatures required for seed germination
    • Seed Germination of Vegetables and Herbs
    • Seedling Development
    • Types of Cuttings
    • Stock Plants
    • Hormone Treatment of Cuttings
    • Other Chemical Treatments
    • Other Treatments to Improve Cutting Success
    • Using Artificial Light in Plant Propagation
    • Growing Media
    • Propagating Media
    • Components
    • Mixes/Substrates for Striking Cuttings/Starting Bed
    • Using Fertilisers in Propagation Mixes
    • Nutrition Management
    • Factors Affecting Fertiliser Application
    • Efficiencies in Cutting Production
    • Example of Estimating Cost of Cutting Productions
    • Tissue Culture
    • Tissue Culture Procedures
    • Environmental Conditions
    Pests and Diseases in Hydroponics
    • Fungi
    • Common Fungal Problems
    • Pest & Disease Control Measures: Integrated pest management (IPM), Nutrient solution management
    • Common Pests & Diseases
    • Pests: Aphids, Thrips, Whitefly, Caterpillars, Leaf Miners, Mites, Mealy Bugs, Scale Insects, Leafhoppers, Slugs and Snails, Flies, Other pests
    • Common Diseases: Botrytis – Grey mould, Mildew diseases, Rusts, Rots, Bacterial diseases, Viruses, Nematodes
    • problem solving and identification of illness
    • leaf hoppers; thrip; virus; bacteria; caterpillars; harlequin bugs and more
    • Plant Viruses – Their Detection and Diagnosis
    • Virus Control
    • Environmental Problems
    • Common Environmental Problems
    Hydroponic Crop Production Leafy Greens
    • Hydroponic Salad Greens: Lettuce, Celery, Spinach, Kale, Pokchoy, Swiss chard
    • Hydroponic Herb Production: Basil, Mint, Sage, Thyme, parsley, Chives, Rosemary Fruits & Vegetables
    • Strawberry, Broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, Asparagus, Beans, Beetroot, Carrots, Okra
    Vine Cops
    • Tomatoes: Growing Tomatoes, Capsicums, Cucumber, Melon
    • Flower Production: Gerbera, Gladiolus, Roses, Hydroponic Lily, Dahlia, Orchids
    Managing a Commercial Hydroponics Farm
    • Physical Layout of the Workplace
    • Layout of Shop
    • Fruit Set Management
    • Controlling Plant Growth
    • What is Hydroponic Trial?
    • Running a Crop Trial
    • Trellising, pruning, pollination, transplanting
    • Research Methodology
    • The Importance of Harvest and Post-Harvest Management
    • Understanding Harvested Crop Physiology
    • Harvesting and Grading Vegetables
    • What is Considered Within a Grading Standard
    • Harvesting Cut Flowers
    • Managing a Market Garden
    • Deciding What To Grow
    • Crop Scheduling
    Harvest and Post-Harvest Management
    • The Importance of Harvest and Post-Harvest Management
    • Understanding Harvested Crop Physiology: Ripening of fruit, Respiration, How and when to harvest, How to prepare salad mixes from harvested hydroponic produce
    • Harvesting and Grading Vegetables
    • What is Considered Within a Grading Standard?
    • Harvesting Cut Flowers: Stage of growth, Shelf life, Post-harvest treatments, grading standards for cut flowers, Conditioning cut flowers for market, Packaging
    • Marketing: Send to markets, Wholesalers, Supermarkets, Local retailers, Export, Contract
    Marketing – Promotion and Selling
    • Marketing
    • Publicity
    • Public Relations
    • Press Releases
    • Selling
    • Types of Customers
    • Keys to Improving Sales
    • Key Strategies For Selling
    • Marketing Your Produce
    • Market Research
    • Areas of Market Research
    • Sources of Data
    • What Do You Need To Research?
    • Marketing Tips

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    Process of Participation:
    • All interested person shall have to register their Name, Address, Mobile No. and Email ID on InHydro website.
    • The training will be held at Noida.
    • The Participant has to pay Registration Charges as on company’s website.
    • The Registration fee is Non-Refundable.
    • Reporting Time: 9:00 AM Sharp.
    • Duration of training: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
    Training Program Includes:
    • Welcome Kit.
    • Meals provided by InHydro: Lunch, HI-Tea.
    • Training Certificates.
    • Hands-on practicals.