Hydroponics System for Vegetable Production

Shobhit Institute of Engineering & Technology, (popularly known as Shobhit Deemed University), is a NAAC Accredited, deemed to-be university established u/s 3 of UGC Act 1956. We are a research-based, industry oriented and highly ranked multidisciplinary University. Our academic programs are duly approved by UGC, and relevant statutory councils, i.e. AICTE, BCI and NCTE etc. Our strong Alumni Network, of more than 50000 graduates, extends throughout the world serving a wide spectrum of industries globally.

Duration of the course:

6 days

Who can join :

High school, Senior secondary and Undergrad students of any stream.

Mode of Delivery :


Course Starting from :

05 July, 2021

Course Completion Date :

10 July, 2021

Time :

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM (Daily)

Instructor :

Dr. Alpana Joshi

Important Note:

Free Registration | Participation Contribution: Rs.1000/- only
E-Certificate of participation shall be awarded to the candidates who will have 60% marks in test and assignment each (80% attendance for test eligibility).

Bank Detail:

Details for Electronic Fund Transfer from Indian Delegates:


Bank Name: Union Bank of India
Branch address: Shastri Nagar, Meerut
Account Name: Shobhit Institute of Engineering & Technology
(Shobhit University)
Account Number: 496604010029158
IFSC Code: UBIN0549665

Paytm Detail:

Details for Electronic Fund Transfer from Indian Delegates:


Name: Deepak Kumar Goyal
Mobile: 9927818020

Objective of the Course

  • To provide a sound basis of knowledge in horticultural principles as they apply to the culture, use and management of plants in various production situations.
  • To understand the practical applications of hydroponics farming of vegetables.
  • To obtain pathogen free or less contaminated vegetables
  • To generate entrepreneurship for small scale farmers or landless people or students.

Courses Outcome:

At the end of the course the learners will be able to:

  • Understand the basic concept of hydroponics farming.
  • Develop hydroponics system at home for vegetable crop.
  • Develop nutrient management strategies for optimizing nutrient-use efficiency of vegetables, herbs and spices.

Course Content


Topics Covered


Introduction to Hydroponic Technology, Plant Growth Requirements, Nutrition, nutrient requirements, Deficiencies, toxicities, pH, conductivity, salinity, growth regulators, and temperature


Topics Covered


Hydroponic Nutrient Solutions, nutrient formulae, preparing solutions, Hydroponic Equipment, nutrient delivery, pumping, testing, Growing Structures-Design and Construction-types


Topics Covered


NFT or Nutrient Film Technique, Wick System


Topics Covered


Flood and Drain system, Rockwool system


Topics Covered


Drip systems and Aeroponic


Topics Covered


Identifying the problem, pests and diseases in hydroponics, Weeds - identification and control.

Resource Person


Dr. Alpana Joshi

Associate Professor & Head
Department of Agriculture and Agri-informatics
School of Biological Engineering & Life Sciences
Shobhit Institute of Engineering & Technology
A NAAC Accredited Deemed to-be University) Meerut

Dr. Joshi holds B.Sc. (Agriculture) and M.Sc. Ag (Genetics & Plant Breeding) degree from G.B.P.U.A.&T., Pantnagar. She did MS and Ph.D. in Plant Science from IIT Kharagpur, India and completed her Post-doctoral studies at Forage and Range Research, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Utah, USA. She has more than 15 years of research experience in Molecular biology, Genomics, and Functional analysis of genes. Apart from these, she works in collaboration with scientists to elucidate the molecular mechanism for the identification and optimization of novel plant-based compounds/extracts into drug candidates.

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