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Crop Protector

UniversityMCUT TAIWAN / National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Lead DesignersChieh-An Chung
Design TeamChieh-An Chung, Zi-Shan Zhang, Chang-Yu Lung
Project LocationTaiwan
CreditsAdvisor: Prof. Kai-Chu Li
Prize(s)Bronze in Design For Society / Eco-Sustainable Design
Entry Description

Crop Protector is a seedling's stake to prevent being damaged by Pomacea Canaliculata and wind damaged. The shell is made from straw fiber, which can stabilize the root and prevent dumping in a strong wind, the top is made by rice husk and tea seed meal which can drive away from the Pomacea Canaliculata. Three materials from agricultural waste are rich in nutrients, can decompose in the soil and become nutrients to help crops grow to achieve friendly planting. Crop Protector can be used as transplant rice seedlings or mechanical transplanting, providing different needs in different areas.