1. Latest News
  2. Submit Press Release
  1. PR Home
  2. Latest News
  3. Feeds
  4. Alerts
  5. Submit Free Press Release
  6. Journalist Account
  7. PRNewswire Distribution
CRC Press Logo

New Edition of Hobby Hydroponics from CRC Press

A guide to all aspects of home hydroponic culture and systems, providing the most up-to-date information on hobby hydroponic growing, including the numerous advancements in concepts, technology, and products since the first edition.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 
 
9781466569416
9781466569416
PRLog (Press Release) - Jan. 4, 2013 - Hydroponics as a hobby can provide enjoyment, stress relief, and the gratification of creating your own fresh, pesticide-free garden. The increased interest in hobby hydroponics over the last 30 years has created market demand and, therefore, widespread availability of small-scale hydroponic units. Hobby Hydroponics, Second Edition is a guide to all aspects of home hydroponic culture and systems, providing the most up-to-date information on hobby hydroponic growing, including the numerous advancements in concepts, technology, and products since the first edition.

The book presents an overview of typical hobby hydroponic units available, describing representative systems including water culture—for example, aeroponics and nutrient film technique (NFT)—and soilless culture, such as coco coir, perlite culture, and vertical plant towers. The author discusses culture practices and the tools necessary to care for plants and provide optimum growing conditions by regulating variables including lighting, temperature, and carbon dioxide, as well as monitoring pH and electrical conductivity. He also provides information on nutrients, natural pest control, and symptoms of pests and imbalances to assist growers in being aware of and controlling these issues. The book instructs readers on how to start plants, recommends crop varieties, and even describes how to construct some systems in lieu of buying them, for readers who choose to do so.

New this edition:

Discusses new hobby units and components including lights, CO2 generators, and testing equipment
Updates available nutrients and new products such as mycorrhizae
Includes many new photographs
Provides up-to-date references, suppliers, and websites

Making hydroponics accessible to everyone willing to learn and apply the knowledge, this book provides the information necessary to start, grow, and reap the rewards of having your own hydroponic crops.

Praise for the First Edition

"Resh has been instrumental in defining the way that many of us approach and see hydroponics. He has helped define the game. Even though he's putting basic hydroponic concepts into hobbyist terms, the information still retains a higher-than-average level of sophistication."
The Growing Edge

About the Author

Howard M. Resh, Ph.D.
, is a recognized authority worldwide on hydroponics. His website www.howardresh.com presents information on hydroponic culture of various vegetable crops. In addition, he has written five books on hydroponic culture both for commercial growers and backyard hobbyists. The call of commercial hydroponics has taken him to many projects in countries including Venezuela, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, the United States, and in 1999 to Anguilla, British West Indies, in the Eastern Caribbean, where he is still today. Resh continues to do consulting on many unique hydroponic greenhouse operations, including Lufa Farms in Montreal, Canada, where he established the growing techniques and hydroponic systems for a rooftop hydroponic greenhouse in downtown Montreal.

For More Information Please Visit:

http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781466569416

ISBN 9781466569416, January 2013, 155 pp

Photo:
http://www.prlog.org/12053390/1

--- End ---

Click to Share

Contact Email:
***@taylorandfrancis.com Email Verified
Source:CRC Press
Phone:800 272 7737
Zip:33487
City/Town:Boca Raton - Florida - United States
Industry:Books, Agriculture
Tags:hydroponics, seedlings, Plant Spacing, Plant Nutrition, Soilless Culture
Shortcut:prlog.org/12053390
Disclaimer:   Issuers of the press releases are solely responsible for the content of their press releases. PRLog can't be held liable for the content posted by others.   Report Abuse

Latest Press Releases By “

More...

Trending News...



  1. SiteMap
  2. Privacy Policy
  3. Terms of Service
  4. Copyright Notice
  5. About
  6. Advertise
Like PRLog?
9K2K1K
Click to Share