2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Sep 19, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

AGS 155 - Hydroponics for the Home and Classroom


Description: Construction, design, and use of hydroponic growing units for vegetable production. Includes basic nutrition, lighting, media and growth chambers.

Credits: 1
Lecture: 1
Course Content:
  1. Growing chambers 
  2. Artificial media 
  3. Nutrition 
  4. Lighting 
  5. Plant culturing 
  6. Equipment 
  7. History 
  8. Sanitation 

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Distinguish between the major types of hydroponics growing methods. 
  2. Formulate an appropriate fertilizer mixture. 
  3. List the components needed for a hydroponics growing system. 
  4. Build a small hydroponics growth chamber. 
  5. Select appropriate crops for hydroponics vegetable production. 
  6. Implement basic sanitation practices.