Plants Grow Upward


Plants have evolved to be taller and taller, in order to absorb more light than the plants around them.

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Resouce/Energy/Information Collection & Storage:
Uses light energy

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Technical Application

Plant growth patterns have inspired the development of High Density Vertical Growth (HDVG) systems in which computers control all of the elements important for plant growth, including temperature, humidity, and irrigation.

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Proposals of Applied Technology

Plants’ growth patterns could be used to develop “vertical agriculture” in which fruits and vegetables are grown inside of high-rise buildings, making agriculture possible in cities, deserts, and cold regions.

Proposals of Applied Industry

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