Online course: Fertigation in Horticulture

‘This course enables you to listen to your crop and react accordingly.’ (Quote from a participant)

For whom?

For anybody who would like to learn more about Fertigation in Horticulture. This course is intended for everybody with some experience in horticulture ór preliminary education with Chemistry ór the online course Introduction to basics of Fertigation in Horticulture.

What do you learn?

  • Nitrogen can be offered  in 2 ways, as Nitrate or Ammonium. The plant has a strong preference for Ammonium. With an excessive Ammonium gift, the pH can drop too much resulting in dieback of roots. This directly leads to loss of yield. How can you best respond to this?
  • How does the plant absorb nutritional elements; what are main- and spore elements, what  function do they have and how do you recognize a deficiency?
  • Why is pH so important, how to influence?
  • To read an analysis; understand how a drip scheme is calculated.

How to learn?

This course is given online by the teacher. You participate by listening to the lectures and discuss the topics with the teacher. You can ask questions and have to make the exercises. It is like a real life class with a lot of interaction but it is online!

The result

You will understand the principals of Fertigation. This will help you to develop your work in horticultural business. A certificate of participation is provided after the course.

Summary

Target audience: Working in Horticulture
Prior education: Chemistry or Introduction Fertigation
Course: 7 online classes
When: 9, 16, 23 and 30 September, 7, 14 and 21 October
Duration: 9.00 – 10.30 h (Dutch time)
Language: English
Investment: € 750,- excluding VAT and administration costs
Certificate: Yes


Information or registrion for this course 

Please send an email to education@delphy.nl.

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