Books

All of the following books are available at books stores, hydroponic shops, and a link has been provided to purchase on Amazon.com as well.

A Definitive Guidebook for the Advanced Home Gardener and the Commercial Hydroponic Grower – EIGHTH EDITION

Revised and updated in advances that have taken place in this field since the previous edition in 2013. Meant for hobby and commercial growers the book:

    • Shows readers how to set up a hydroponic operation with the options of using any of the many hydroponic cultures presently used in the industry to grow vegetable crops
    • Provides background in plant physiology and nutrition essential for growing these crops
    • Describes nutrient formulations and their applications in nutrient solutions with       calculations

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607 pages

This practical guide to soil-less growing practices provides detailed information on how to design, set up, and operate hydroponic culture systems. Featuring more than 600 photographs (300 in full color), drawings and tables.

New to this Edition:

  • Presents greenhouse environmental control systems and examples of sustainable greenhouse technology, and demonstrates uses of automation and robotics in harvesting, grading, and packing
  • Introduces indoor vertical farming, and vertical growing systems, as well as the expansion of tropical hydroponics and rooftop greenhouses
  • Provides information on automation in large-scale raft culture and nutrient film technique (NFT) operations in the growing of lettuce, leafy greens, and herbs

Hobby Hydroponics – Second Edition

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, wide-spread 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.
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155 pages

A Definitive Guidebook for the Advanced Home Gardener and the Commercial Hydroponic Grower – SEVENTH EDITION

Completely revised and updated, details advances that have taken place in this field since the publication of the previous edition in 2001. Meant for hobby and commercial growers the book:

  • Shows readers how to set up a hydroponic operation with the options of using any of the many hydroponic cultures presently used in the industry to grow vegetable crops
  • Provides background in plant physiology and nutrition essential for growing these crops
  • Describes nutrient formulations and their applications in nutrient solutions with       calculations

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524 pages

This practical guide to soil-less growing practices provides detailed information on how to design, set up, and operate hydroponic culture systems. Featuring more than 500 photographs, drawings and tables, the seventh edition of this bestselling book has been extensively updated and expanded. The text describes the most successful growing cultures to use with specific crops and details media as well as hydroponic techniques. Chapters cover nutrient uptake and mixing as well as deficiencies and their symptoms, plant nutrition, nutrient solution, water culture, tropical hydroponics and special applications, plant culture, nutrient film technique, gravel culture, and more.

A companion CD featuring over 100 pages of color photographs dealing with commercial hydroponics is included.

Hydroponic-homeHydroponic Home Food Gardens by Howard Resh

Modern hydroponic methods in an easy-to-follow manual. Covers several forms of hydroponic gardening – with materials and methods, selection of best plans for the home gardener, principles and practice for the successful propagation and nurturing of food plants. Numerous photographs, drawings and tables make it easy to have a variety of gardens; simple hydroponic window or deck trays or containers, or full-scale, productive hydroponic gardens or home greenhouse projects. Soft cover.
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159 pages

Hydroponic-tomatoesHydroponic Tomatoes by Howard Resh

Clear, expert information on the home gardener’s favorite food crop! Presented with easy-to-use terms and procedures. Set-up of equipment, starting plants, nutritional requirements, and correcting deficiencies.

A fine manual for producing home-grown tomatoes hydroponically, with automated procedures that minimize work so that you can enjoy a bountiful, flavorful crop. Many illustrations help to show the way. Soft cover.
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142 pages

hydroponics-questionsHydroponic Questions & Answers by Howard Resh

A practical Q & A Seminar offering the hands-on experience of a leading hydroponics grower, author and teacher. 287 questions with answers on topics such as plant nutrition; nutritional disorders; essential elements; sterilization methods; greenhouse site, water; backyard greenhouses; physiological disorders; irrigation methods; plant diseases and cures; European cucumbers; environmental needs; herbs; harvesting and storing; baby salad greens; marketing; lettuce and peppers; trends and future needs; tomatoes; and much, much more including an extensive glossary and index. Soft cover.
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200 pages

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Cultivos Hidroponicos by Howard Resh – Spanish Edition Hydroponic Food Production – Sixth Edition

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558 pages





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Hydroponics for the Home Grower by Howard Resh

Hydroponics offers many advantages to traditional soil-based horticulture. These include greater control over many of the limiting factors, such as light, temperature, and pests, as well as the ability to grow plants in all seasons. With instruction from one of the top recognized authorities worldwide, Hydroponics for the Home Grower gives you step-by-step guidance on how to grow tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, lettuce, arugula, bok choy, and various herbs year-round within your home or in a backyard greenhouse. With Dr. Howard Resh’s help, you’ll learn:
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326 pages
  • Background information on how hydroponics evolved
  • The nutritional and environmental demands of plants and how to control these factors
  • How to provide formulations of nutrients optimal to the plants you wish to grow
  • The many different hydroponic systems you can purchase or build for yourself
  • Designs for different types of greenhouses with components to fit your personal taste and budget
  • Crop selection and step-by-step procedures, including seeding, transplanting, training, pest and disease control, and harvesting, along with when to plant and when to change crops
  • How you can grow Microgreens on your kitchen counter

The book includes an appendix with sources of seeds and other supplies, along with helpful websites and lists of books, and articles on growing hydroponically. By following the guidelines in this book, you’ll understand everything you need to know to get your home-growing operation up and running in no time.

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