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Jackstraw / soil detector


Jackstraw is a kind of soil detector that is able to work in different conditions. It protect the soil and promise good harvest. Jackstraw can be applied to measure the microelement contents of the planting soil so that the staff could be reminded to apply different fertilizers. At the same time, this soil detector can be used to the professional test of soil element.
It works well no matter under the extreme conditions of elevated or low temperature, peracid, high-alkali, high-salt, high-pressure, or radiation .By making use of wind power, Jackstraw transforms wind into electricity to support its operation.


Jiangnan University

Jiangnan University
Wuxi, China


Jiangnan University

Jiangnan University
Wuxi, China