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Bean Guardian / Recycled planting equipment

Bean Guardian
Bean Guardian

It is recycled planting equipment that captures dew from the air for bean cultivation and can improve food shortages, water, and farming in many parts of the West African country.
Built from locally produced Oxytenanthera, Elephant Grass, and sisal, the center is made of bamboo as the skeleton and foundation of the equipment, Then weave a mesh structure with bamboo flakes that intercept moisture in the air, which can condense dew and flow into a shelf made of elephant grass, and the beans will grow into bean sprouts after four days on the shelf, which can be consumed or sold. Some bean sprouts can be planted in the bottom to harvest.

University

Ming Chi University of Technology (MCUT )

Ming Chi University of Technology (MCUT )
New Taipei City, Taiwan

Chien-Chen Lai,
Ming Chi University of Technology (MCUT )

Fang-Ping Hsu,
Ming Chi University of Technology (MCUT )