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Mitsui Chemicals launches sustainable crop cultivation system

8:16 AM MST | December 24, 2013 | Deepti Ramesh

Mitsui Chemicals says that it has expanded into a new business area of sustainable crop cultivation using its proprietary integrated cultivation-accelerating system, iCAST, to significantly enhance natural plant growth. iCAST is a crop cultivation system that supplies liquefied nutrients through tubes to a special planting bed using the proprietary material, integrated cultivation-accelerating materials, iCALM. As water, fertilizer, and pesticides are supplied through tubes to and retained in the iCALM planting bed, crops can absorb nutrients and air as required...

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