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1. (WO2018099609) HYDROPONICS APPARATUS AND METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/099609    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/025352
Publication Date: Fri Jun 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Dec 05 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A01G 31/06
Applicants: AVOCET INFINITE PLC
Inventors: JENNINGS, James Robert
Title: HYDROPONICS APPARATUS AND METHOD
Abstract:
There is provided a hydroponics apparatus for growing feed for livestock, characterized in that the hydroponics apparatus includes a plurality of elongate trays for receiving seeds, an environmental control arrangement for controlling in operation a temperature and humidity of the plurality of elongate trays, and a nutrient solution supply arrangement for providing a nutrient solution to the seeds on the plurality of trays, wherein : (i) the environmental control arrangement is operable to maintain the nutrient solution and an environment of the plurality trays at a temperature in a range of 19°C to 25°C; and (ii) the plurality of trays is provided in operation with a substantially similar flow rate of the nutrient solution.