Biochar seed pod helps drones plant thousands of trees daily
July 17, 2019
By Maria Church
A company based in South Africa and Australia is using a biochar seed pod to improve the germination success rate of trees planted from drones.
AirSeed Technologies, founded by Andries Louw and Andrew Walker, have invented a method of planting up to 40,000 seeds in a day.
The biochar acts as a natural fertilizer so that seeds do not need to be pre-germinated, which means a lighter payload for each drone, Business Insider South Africa reports.
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