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Hydroponic Management (Hydroponics II)

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Course Duration: 100 Hours
DeliveryCorrespondence
Course REF: BHT213

Hydroponic Management (Hydroponics II) Outline

Develop your capacity to make informed decisions regarding the management of commercially significant hydroponic crops. This course was developed to cover key issues which have been identified as recurrent problems for many experienced growers. 

  • For Experienced Hydroponic growers OR
  • For Anyone who has already completed Hydroponics I

Developed by international hydroponic experts Dr Lyn Morgan (NZ) & John Mason (author of "Commercial Hydroponics")

"Even more in - depth than Hydroponics I, Hydroponics II takes a closer look at a few plant species in particular. This course will especially suit inclusion in a "Design your own Certificate" study option." - Tracey Morris Dip.Hort., Cert.Hort., Cert III Organic Farming

Suggested Prior Learning: Hydroponics I or significant experience.


Lesson Structure

There are 11 lessons in this course:

  1. How the Crop Plant Grows
  2. How to Run a Small Evaluation Trial
  3. Harvest and Post Harvest
  4. Tomatoes
  5. Capsicum
  6. Lettuce, Salad Greens and Foliage Herb Crops
  7. Cucurbits (Cucumber and Melons)
  8. Strawberries
  9. Roses
  10. Carnations
  11. Orchids

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.


Aims

  • Determine and explain factors that influence the growth of a crop.
  • Design and conduct a trial to evaluate the commercial prospect of growing a chosen hydroponic crop
  • Determine appropriate harvest and post harvest treatments for different types of hydroponic crops.
  • Determine an appropriate procedure for hydroponic production of a commercial tomato crop in any given location.
  • Determine an appropriate procedure for hydroponic production of a commercial capsicum crop in any given location.
  • Determine an appropriate procedure for hydroponic production of a commercial Lettuce, Salad Greens and Foliage Herb Crops in any given location.
  • Determine an appropriate procedure for hydroponic production of a commercial cucurbit crop in any given location.
  • Determine an appropriate procedure for hydroponic production of a commercial strawberry crop in any given location.
  • Determine an appropriate procedure for hydroponic production of a commercial cut flower rose crop in any given location.
  • Determine an appropriate procedure for hydroponic production of a commercial cut flower carnation crop in any given location.
  • Determine an appropriate procedure for hydroponic production of a commercial cut flower Orchid crop in any given location.

Hydroponic Management (Hydroponics II)

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 100 Hours
DeliveryCorrespondence
Course REF: BHT213