The best gadgets

Imec let you grow Pants on thin Films

Mebiol has developed Imec, a technology for growing plants on special films just tens of microns thick, called hydro-membranes.
Hydro-membranes make it possible for plants to take up only water and nutrients, without letting harmful bacteria, nematodes, or viruses through.

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google+
  • Pinterest
  • Amazon
  • LinkedIn

“As you can see here, roots grow directly on the film surface, and they absorb the water and fertilizer in the film, so they grow large. No soil is needed, as the film plays the role of soil. The only problem is, it’s hard for plants to take up the water in the film, so they don’t grow very big. The plants are subjected to stress, so they have very high quality, but they don’t become large. If you give them some liquid nutrients from above the film, then they do grow very large. So with this technology, plants are grown by applying liquid fertilizer from above and below the film.”

link

We will be happy to see your thoughts

Leave a reply

 

Pin It on Pinterest

Subscribe now to our FREE newsletter!

Subscribe NOW to Gadgets Matrix weekly newsletter! You will receive the weekly selection of the best gadgets!

It is FUN, it is COOL, it is Gadgets Matrix newsletter!

One more step! Please check your inbox for an email with subject "Gadgets Matrix: Please Confirm Subscription". You need to click the link in that email. This is a necessary step to ensure you entered the correct email address.

Search