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1. (WO2001089291) A METHOD OF CULTIVATION OF BRYOPHYTES

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/089291    International Application No.:    PCT/NZ2001/000096
Publication Date: Nov 29, 2001 International Filing Date: May 23, 2001
IPC: A01G 1/00
Applicants: KEOWN, Wayne, Robert
Inventors: KEOWN, Wayne, Robert
Title: A METHOD OF CULTIVATION OF BRYOPHYTES
Abstract:
A method of cultivating bryophytes such as Sphagnum sp. and other moss species, liverwort species or hornwort species comprising the following steps: (a) obtaining a substantially pure bryophytic inoculum (5); (b) laying a length of water-impervious film (3) on a supporting substrate (4); (c) distributing the inoculum (5) on the upper surface of the film (3); (d) providing the inoculum (5) with suitable conditions of light, temperature and moisture to permit growth; and (e) harvesting the resultant vegetative mat propagated from the inoculum (5).