Patent - Radical Optimisation of Photosynthesis
elarson at ux1.cso.uiuc.edu
Mon Aug 7 22:26:27 EST 1995
rogersda at direct.ca (david rogers) writes:
>Have developed a means for using 300 times less illumination over
>plant targets using novel technique.
>Implications are crops may be grown in thermally insulated and
>environmentally controlled buildings economicaly.
>The patent search showed absolutely no other patent application
>close to the means I developed.
I don't believe it. You're claiming good plant growth at 6.6 umol
photon/m^2/s^-1 if the base light of full sun (2000 umol/m^2/s^-1) is used
for the calculation.
Good luck on your patent though.
Eric Larson | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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