2021 / Sustainable Living/environmental Preservation / Rural Sustainable Design / Student

Crop Protector

  • Prizes
    Winner in Sustainable Living/Environmental Preservation/Rural Sustainable Design
  • Lead Designer
    Chieh-An Chung
  • Design Team
    Chieh-An Chung / Chang-Yu Lung / Zi-Shan Zhang / Advisor: Prof. Kai-Chu Li
  • Project Link
  • University
    Ming Chi University of Technology

Crop Protector is a seedling's stake to prevent being damaged by Pomacea Canaliculata and wind damaged. The shell is made from straw fiber, which can stabilize the root and prevent dumping in a strong wind, the top is made of rice husk and tea seed meal which can drive away from the Pomacea Canaliculata. These three materials from agricultural waste are rich in nutrients, can decompose in the soil become nutrients to help crops grow to achieve friendly planting. Crop Protector can be used to transplant rice seedlings or mechanical transplanting, providing different needs in different areas.

Photo Credit: Chieh-an Chung