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1. (WO2016051344) LASER-BASED AGRICULTURE SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2016/051344    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2015/057461
Publication Date: Fri Apr 08 01:59:59 CEST 2016 International Filing Date: Wed Sep 30 01:59:59 CEST 2015
IPC: A01G 7/04
A01G 9/00
Applicants: KING ABDULLAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Inventors: OOI, Boon
WONG, Aloysius
NG, Tien Khee
Title: LASER-BASED AGRICULTURE SYSTEM
Abstract:
A system and method are provided for indoor agriculture using at least one growth chamber illuminated by laser light. In an example embodiment of the agriculture system, a growth chamber is provided having one or more walls defining an interior portion of the growth chamber. The agriculture system may include a removable tray disposed within the interior portion of the growth chamber. The agriculture system also includes a light source, which may be disposed outside the growth chamber. The one or more walls may include at least one aperture. The light source is configured to illuminate at least a part of the interior portion of the growth chamber. In embodiments in which the light source is disposed outside the growth chamber, the light source is configured to transmit the laser light to the interior portion of the growth chamber via the at least one aperture.