Course Number 2305354
Course Credits2 (2-0-4)
Course AbbrviationHYDROPONICS
Course Title (TH)การผลิตพืชแบบไฮโดรโปนิกส์
Responsible UnitFaculty of Science, Department of Botany
Type of CourseInternational Course
SemesterIntl 2nd semester
Academic Year2024
Course Coordinator
Measurement Method
Type of CourseSemester Course
Course ConditionConcurrent 2305355
Course StatusElective
Instructors / staffs
Enrollment conditionsNone
Degree levelBachelor
Related curricularBachelor of Science in Biotechnology (2562)
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology (2567)
Course description (TH)ประวัติความเป็นมาของไฮโดรโปนิกส์ ข้อดีและข้อเสีย ระบบการปลูก สารละลายธาตุอาหาร สูตรธาตุอาหาร พืชที่เหมาะสมคุณค่าทางโภชนาการ การควบคุมโรคและแมลง การปลูกพืชโดยไม่ใช้ดินวิธีอื่น การประยุกต์ใช้วิธีการปลูกพืชแบบไฮโดรโปนิกส์
Course description (EN)Historical background of hydroponics, advantages and disadvantages; growing systems; the nutrient solution; the formulation of nutrients; suitable crops; nutritional value; pest and disease control; other methods for soilless culture; application of hydroponics.
Curriculum mapping/CU-1.1: Behavioral Objectives Possessing well-rounded knowledge
/CU-1.2: Possessing in-depth knowledge
/CU-2.1: Being moral and ethical
/CU-2.2: Having an awareness of etiquette
/CU-3.1: Being able to think critically
/CU-3.2: Being able to think creatively
/CU-3.3: Having skills in problem solving
/CU-4.1: Having professional skills
/CU-4.2: Having communication skills
/CU-4.3: Having skills in information technology
/CU-4.4: Having mathematical and statistical skills
/CU-4.5: Having management skills
/CU-5.1: Having an inquiring mind
/CU-5.2: Knowing how to learn
/CU-5.3: Having leadership qualities
/CU-5.4: Maintaining well-being
/CU-5.5: Being community-minded and possessing social responsibility
/CU-5.6: Sustaining Thainess in a globalized world
subPLO1.1 Explain biotechnology knowledge in practice.
/subPLO1.2 Analyze biotechnology knowledge in practice.
subPLO1.3 Apply biotechnology knowledge in practice.
PLO2 Employ biotechnology-related technology and scientific tools.
/PLO3 Communicate effectively in English within the Biotechnology field.
PLO4 Demonstrate behavior that aligns with ethical principles, moral values, and professional ethics.
PLO5 Demonstrate social responsibility, courage, and creativity.
Course learning outcome (CLO)1. Discuss the historical background, advantages, and disadvantages of hydroponics.
2. Analyze the differences between the growing systems and the component of nutrient formulas.
3. Discuss the application of hydroponics in various aspects.
#DateTimeLearning contentInstructorCLORemark
1Course Introduction
2Introductory to Hydroponics:
Definition, Historical Background, Advantages and Disadvantages
3 Growing Systems: With Media, Inorganic Media, Organic Media; Without Media, A Recirculation System, Non-recirculating Systems
4 Growing Systems: With Media, Inorganic Media, Organic Media; Without Media, A Recirculation System, Non-recirculating Systems
5The Essential and Beneficial Elements
6The Essential and Beneficial Elements
7The Nutrient Solution
8The Nutrient Solution
10What Crops to Grow
11Pest and Disease Control
12Pest and Disease Control
13Other Soilless Cultures
14Other Soilless Cultures
15Nutritional Value Aspects & Application of Hydroponics
16Current Topic on Hydroponics/ Student Presentation
Teaching/learning mediaPowerPoint Media and Handouts
Communication channels / LMS
TypeChannel identifier / URLRemarks
Learning Management System (LMS)
Assessment methodLevel of assessmentRelated CLOPercentage
Research Article Presentation20 %
Mid-term examination30 %
Final examination50 %
GradingGrading SystemLetter Grad (A-F)
Grading method
Minimum Passing Level (MPL)
Reading list
TextbookJones, J. B. Jr. 2005. Hydroponics: A Practical Guide for the Soilless Grower.2nd ed. CRC Press, USA.None
TextbookKozai, T., Niu, G. and Takagaki, M. 2016. Plant Factory. An Indoor Vertical Farming System for Efficient
Quality Food Production. Academic Press, USA.
TextbookMarschner, P. 2012. Marschner's Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants. 3rd ed. Academic Press, USANone
TextbookRaviv, M. and Lieth, J. H. 2008. Soilless Culture: Theory and Practice. 1sted. ElsevierScience, USA.None
TextbookResh, H. M. 2013. Hydroponic Food Production: a definitiveguidebook for the advanced home gardener and the commercial hydroponic grower.7th ed. CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL.None
Course evaluationCourse evaluation systemmyCourseVille
Details of improvement from previous evaluation
Course quality controlResponses to complaints / petitions from studentsDirectly to the instructor