Shaikh College student develops fodder plant
Shaikh College of Engineering & Technology Department of Mechanical Engineering student Gajanan Neelapgol has developed a ‘Hydroponic Green Fodder Production ‘ which has been approved by Societies of Milk Production of Vijapur and Bagalkot and Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bengaluru.
The device was prepared by Gajanan Nelapgol with USN 2HAISME410 under guidance of Prof Sachin Wangikar of Mechanical Department.
Orders have been received to produce the same in large number . Hydroponics is a method of growing green fodder without soil in an environmentally controlled houses or machines.
With this method highly nutritious, sustainable fodder production could be made available round the year and conserves water. By this technique it is possible to achieve better than normal farm production, immune to natural weather variations , as well as organic and more nutrive in just about 5% of space and 5% of irrigation water.
Pests and diseases are easier to get rid of than in soil because of containers mobility. Producing green fodder under controlled contestations is economical and suitable for adoption for our country . The entire project can be controlled by mobile app.
Courtesy: Deccan Herald