The course will cover the main topics of aquaponics including an overview of the concept; coupled versus uncoupled systems; microbiology (friendly microbes and pathogens), water chemistry and nitrogen-cycling, plant growth and nutrition, aquatic animal growth and nutrition, automation and system monitoring, sustainable energy options. Pre-requisite BIOL132 or BIOL104 and CHEM115 or CHEM108 and CHEM109.

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