Online Aquaponics Training Course

Contents of the Workshop:

  • Introduction and history of aquaponics
  • Basic difference and relationship between aquaponics, hydroponics, agriculture and aquaculture
  • Aquaponics advantages and disadvantages
  • Aquaponics site selection criteria
  • Nitrogen cycle in aquaponics
  • Aquaponics – critical water quality parameters
  • Aquaponics system types and pros and cons of each type of system
  • Types of nutrients in aquaponics
  • Nutritional deficiencies and symptoms in plants
  • Growing media selection in aquaponics
  • Water circulation basics in aquaponics
  • Fish and plant diseases in aquaponics and organic methods of pest control
  • Determination of the number of fishes and fish feeding rates for aquaponics
  • Essential components to start an aquaponics system
  • Discussion on the commercial aspects of aquaponics
  • Steps for starting home/commercial aquaponics production system

Age: 16 and above

Course Level: Beginner

Workshop Facilitator: Abhishek Dutta & Moumita Mukherjee

Abhishek Dutta: With a degree from Annamalai University in Marine Biology, Abhishek completed an international Pvt. certification (from Australia) in Aquaponics and has been working for more than a decade in Aquaculture and IT consulting industry. He is very passionate about sustainable natural farming, integrating technology. He has been researching for more than 3 years on the modern techniques (Aquaponics and Hydroponics) of agriculture and putting his best effort to make it available for Indian farmers. 

Moumita Mukherjee: Moumita has an M.Sc in Zoology and MBA in Marketing and IT. She quit her corporate job having dedicated herself to ' GreenAqua', with a mission to help people grow and eat safe food, save water, promote go-green and gain a sustainable living concept as a tribute to mother nature. She has been practising Aquaponics farming for 2 and half years.

Note
  • Workshop will be conducted in English
  • Kindly keep a notebook and pen handy to take notes during the session
  • The webinar link will be shared in the order confirmation mail that you shall receive after booking
  • You will also receive a google forms link in the order confirmation email where you can mention any specific topic that you want to be covered during the session or any particular query that you want to be addressed during the session
  • The facilitator is fluent in English, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu
Cost Inclusion
  • Session Fee
  • Soft copy of the study material will be shared with the participants
Cancellation Policy

100% refund applicable for cancellations 5 or more days before the workshop. No refund will be processed for cancellations made after the period.

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Online Aquaponics Training Course

This webinar is organised for urban farmers and city dwellers to learn the basic science and mechanisms of aquaponics farming. You can join in without any agricultural background and grasps the basic concepts of farm design. This workshop lets participants learn about different aquaponic and hydroponic systems. At the end of this training, participants will be confident enough to grow their own greens aquaponically, to start their journey of safe food.

Duration:
3 hours
Start Time:
10:00 AM
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