A. Establish the seedlings Materials needed

HOW TO SET-UP SNAP HYDROPONICS1
PJA Santos and ETM Ocampo
Institute of Plant Breeding-CSC-CA, UP Los Baños
1. sowing tray – shallow box/basin with holes for drainage at the bottom
2. growing media –aged (not the new one) coconut coir dust or charcoaled rice hull or their mixture; saw dust
(possible with the old stock –not the new ones but not yet tested), fine sand (can be combined with coir dust
and or charcoaled rice hull)
3. seeds (buy from your local aggie store)
4. watering solution (water with SNAP nutrient solution)
Procedure
1. Fill the sowing tray with a layer of the growing
media (about1 inch thick)
2. Level the media
3. Scatter the small seeds uniformly and thinly (the
amount depending on your need) 4. Water liberally as needed (Expect germination in 3
to 5 days)5. Grow the seedlings for 10 days before transferring
to individual growing cups (called seedling plugs). SNAP HYDROPONICS:DEVELOPMENT &POTENTIAL
FOR URBAN VEGETABLE PRODUCTION
PRIMITIVO JOSE ASANTOS &EUREKA TERESA MOCAMPO
Plant Physiology Laboratory, Institute of Plant Breeding, College of Agriculture, UP Los Baños, College, Laguna 4031
Yearly losses in vegetable production are attributed to less-than-ideal weather conditions, soil-borne diseases and high incidence of
pests. Among the alternative agricultural systems, hydroponics appears to be a popular and acceptable solution for production under

Pengertian Tanaman Hidroponik – belajarberkebun.com

conditions of space restrictions or unavailability of soil. However, most hydroponics systems that are available in the country are
input-intensive, requiring a large amount of capital.