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Planting experiment at Africa Nazarene University Nairobi Kenya December 2010
 
Planting experiment at Africa Nazarene University Nairobi Kenya December 2010
Filing the seed before soaking it
 
Filing the seed before soaking it
  After 48 hours soaking the seed germinates
 
After 48 hours soaking the seed germinates
 Mr Shukri Sirat from Garissa Kenya sows Acacia tortilis (Umbrella Thorn Acacia)  in the field
 
Mr Shukri Sirat from Garissa Kenya sows Acacia tortilis (Umbrella Thorn Acacia) in the field
 The soaked seeds
 
The soaked seeds
 Two x two seeds per opening
 
Two x two seeds per opening
  Covering with 5 cm of soil
 
Covering with 5 cm of soil
 New test we add some old rotten Acacia leaves in order to stimulate development of mycorrizhae (funguses)
 
New test we add some old rotten Acacia leaves in order to stimulate development of mycorrizhae (funguses)
 Old rotten leaves
 
Old rotten leaves
 Rotten leaves detail
 
Rotten leaves detail
 Add the windprotectors and the wick alongside the carton cardboard
 
Add the windprotectors and the wick alongside the carton cardboard
  Put the condensation cover
 
Put the condensation cover
 Click it on the box
 
Click it on the box
 Spill 4 liters of water indirectly so that the seeds don\\\'t wash away in the central opening
 
Spill 4 liters of water indirectly so that the seeds don\'t wash away in the central opening
 Click the siphons in
 
Click the siphons in
 Turn the  cap on the refill opening
 
Turn the cap on the refill opening
 Miss Rose Kimani prepares a planting place for a box
 
Miss Rose Kimani prepares a planting place for a box
 The planting place is app 10 cm \\\'4 inches\\\' deep
 
The planting place is app 10 cm \'4 inches\' deep
 Rose Kimani makes two small planting holes for the seed
 
Rose Kimani makes two small planting holes for the seed
 Seed of Acacia tortilis \\\'Umbrella Thorn Acacia\\\'
 
Seed of Acacia tortilis \'Umbrella Thorn Acacia\'
 Two seeds per opening
 
Two seeds per opening
\']  Cover the seeds
 
'] Cover the seeds
 Each opening app 5 cm of soil on it so that the seed doesn\\\'t dry out after sowing
 
Each opening app 5 cm of soil on it so that the seed doesn\'t dry out after sowing
 We add the rotten Acacia leaves to inject the soil with mycorrhizae
 
We add the rotten Acacia leaves to inject the soil with mycorrhizae
 Rose Kimani makes photos for future instructions
 
Rose Kimani makes photos for future instructions
 Put the box over the carton cardboard
 
Put the box over the carton cardboard
 Then put the isolation plate that causes the condensation
 
Then put the isolation plate that causes the condensation
 Then we put the cover on top
 
Then we put the cover on top
 The overflow to the North so that the eight shape opening is directed east west
 
The overflow to the North so that the eight shape opening is directed east west
  We add sufficient soil to the sides so that the wind cannot dry out the soil below the box
 
We add sufficient soil to the sides so that the wind cannot dry out the soil below the box
 Rose gets assistance of a gentleman for the heavy part of the job
 
Rose gets assistance of a gentleman for the heavy part of the job
 Sixteen liters \\\'four gallons\\\' in the box and four liters \\\'one gallon\\\' through spilling in the center opening
 
Sixteen liters \'four gallons\' in the box and four liters \'one gallon\' through spilling in the center opening
 We spill in the centeropening in order to not wash the seed away as it is sown very superficial
 
We spill in the centeropening in order to not wash the seed away as it is sown very superficial
 Add the siphons that prevent the water in the box from evaporating
 
Add the siphons that prevent the water in the box from evaporating
  Then we put some extra soil in the central opening in order to keep the soil temperature low and humidity high
 
Then we put some extra soil in the central opening in order to keep the soil temperature low and humidity high
 Mr Evans Opole member of the Nazarene Team also plants and adds the rotten fodder of the Acacia tortilis
 
Mr Evans Opole member of the Nazarene Team also plants and adds the rotten fodder of the Acacia tortilis
 Nail the windprotectors to keep the box from blowing away
 
Nail the windprotectors to keep the box from blowing away
 Check the wick
 
Check the wick
 The team makes good notes of the planting instructions on the right Mr Josiah Malala assistant of Prof Kigatiira
 
The team makes good notes of the planting instructions on the right Mr Josiah Malala assistant of Prof Kigatiira
 Add the isolation plate that causes the condensation
 
Add the isolation plate that causes the condensation
 Take care that the box is horizontally placed
 
Take care that the box is horizontally placed
 Then we place the cover
 
Then we place the cover
  Pay extra attention to adjust the lids over the side of the central opening
 
Pay extra attention to adjust the lids over the side of the central opening
 The four liters of water in the central opening immediately create the capillary column
 
The four liters of water in the central opening immediately create the capillary column
 Some extra sand in the central opening to keep the seed from drying out
 
Some extra sand in the central opening to keep the seed from drying out
 The Africa Nazarene Planting Team with Rose Kimani in the center  December 2010
 
The Africa Nazarene Planting Team with Rose Kimani in the center December 2010
 The Africa Nazarene Planting Team with Pieter Hoff in the center December 2010
 
The Africa Nazarene Planting Team with Pieter Hoff in the center December 2010
 The final result on the Africa Nazarene University experimental planting area
 
The final result on the Africa Nazarene University experimental planting area
 Detail of Umbrella Thorn Acacia
 
Detail of Umbrella Thorn Acacia
 
 
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