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Takeaway: the traveling greenhouse

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Takeaway: the traveling greenhouse

Takeaway: the traveling greenhouse
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Looks like a carousel but in fact it is a portable greenhouse.

Baby oaks, pines or firs are grown here

Humidity, temperature and soil moisture are closely controlled.

LEDs lamps and rotating trays reproduce day and night cycles.

And a robotic arm helps to study growth patterns.

It is hoped the prototype will protect European biodiversity by regenerating forests using less water, pesticides, fertilizers and energy.

According to scientists, these traveling greenhouses could be on sale in only 6 years.

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