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David W Robertson: Plant mat and method. Grass Ventures, Mason Fenwick & Lawrence, July 13, 1993: US05226255 (37 worldwide citation)


A mat for plant cultivation comprises upper and lower portions of non-woven fibers, substantially all of which are preferably natural, biodegradable fiber; an intermediate layer of bi-laterally stable plastic mesh, of high strength relative to the non-woven fiber layers, is structurally joined to th ...


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Matsuo Yoshiaki, Oshima Katsue, Ito Jin Ichi, Yamamoto Sugi: Silver-ionic water and its uses.. Matsuo Yoshiaki, Ito Jin Ichi, Oshima Katsue, January 27, 1988: EP0254413-A2 (37 worldwide citation)


A silver-ionic water having the pH of not more than 5 or not less than 8 and silver ion concentration of 0.03 to 10 ppm. The silver-ionic water can be used as a bacteriostatic water, a growth promotive acidic water for plant cultivation, a growth promotive alkaline water for plant cultivation, a the ...


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Joseph Waltel Jr: Irrigation system for commercial plant cultivation. December 19, 1989: US04887388 (29 worldwide citation)


In a system for commercial cultivation of plants and flowers, an open tray with recesses for readily inserting and removing flower pots having growing plants therein and using a so-called "ooze" tube (U.S. Pat. No. 3,613,309) disposed centrally between adjacent rows of said flower pots which waters ...


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Minoru Yoshida, Kazuo Kumura, Takaharu Yoshioka, Shinji Uchida: Plant cultivation mat. Kyodo KY TEC, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, May 29, 2001: US06237285 (27 worldwide citation)


A plant cultivation mat (or, grass growing mat) to be spread over artificial ground, which permit walkers to tread on the soil filled in the mat as well as the plant grown in it. The plant cultivation mat comprises a cell disposed in a recessed form with the top part thereof being open upward and wi ...


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Larry Austen Ware: Plant growth unit. Graybeal Jackson Haley, September 9, 2003: US06615542 (26 worldwide citation)


The present invention relates to the field of plant growth units, and more particularly pertains to an apparatus for plant cultivation which conserves horizontal space and utilizes vertical space, while providing for the growth of plants which are cultivated in an indoor environment. The plant growt ...


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Jong Chul Lee: Hydroponic device for plant cultivation. Harvey Kaye, Jerry Cohen, August 15, 1995: US05440836 (25 worldwide citation)


A hydroponic device comprises a reservoir for containing culture fluid therein, one or more cultivation beds placed on the reservoir one above the other, a conduit extending vertically upwardly from the reservoir up to an uppermost cultivation bed and a fluid pump mounted on the reservoir for forced ...


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Laing Nikolaus: Radiation incidence control means. June 26, 1973: US3741631 (23 worldwide citation)


The described invention makes use of at least two screens which have complementary transparent and opaque patterns and which are relatively movable towards and away from each other so that when adjacent they obturate radiation and when separated they pass it. Thus radiation, for example upon a plant ...


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Minoru Yoshida, Kazuo Kumura, Takaharu Yoshioka, Shinji Uchida: Plant cultivation mat and method for laying the same. Kyodo Ky Tec, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, January 30, 2001: US06178690 (22 worldwide citation)


This invention is to provide a plant cultivation mat which can be applied to those existing buildings, and which does not require large amount of time, labor and cost for its laying and removing works, and a method for laying such plant cultivation mat, as well. According to the invention, there is ...


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Blake Whisenant: Plant cultivation apparatus and method. Cushman Darby & Cushman, March 16, 1993: US05193306 (20 worldwide citation)


An apparatus and method for conserving water and reducing labor in growing plants, particularly commercially grown tomatoes and cucumbers. The invention includes a reservoir container assembly and an arch support structure. The reservoir container assembly comprises a reservoir container capable of ...


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Masatoshi Ishikawa, Kunio Mizuno: Floating island with water-purifying effect, plant-cultivation bag and method for purifying water. Inoac Corporation, Dia Corporation, Ishikawasangyo Yugenkaisha, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, September 1, 1998: US05799440 (19 worldwide citation)


A floating island with a water-purifying effect of the present invention has a floating body and an agent container. The floating body includes a planter made of a foamed resin, soil contained in the planter and plants planted in the soil. A plurality of openings are provided in the bottom of the pl ...



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