Introduction to Aquaponics Principles

BIO-1195 (3.00 credits)

This course covers the basics involved in the integrated food production system known as aquaponics. The aspects of plant physiology, fish production, waste and nutrient management, aquatic biology and ecology, water quality, biocontrol, basics of food safety in integrated production and different growing methods are covered, where plants are grown in nutrient rich water naturally fertilized by intensive fish culture.

Instruction (3.0), Lab (2.0)

Equivalent to AGR-1160.

Requisite courses: Take BIO-1195L (Required, Concurrent).