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“We are setting our sights on new market segments and successfully expanding around the world. This relationship will introduce European consumers to our automated growing technology, and will give them the capabilities to grow their own plants – hemp, vegetables, fresh herbs, and flowers – at home,” said Seedo CEO Zohar Levy.

Founded in 2015, the Israeli AgriTech firm’s self-contained device generates “high yields of lab-grade, pesticide-free herbs, and vegetables,” states Seedo’s website.

This is why former US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Jendayi Frazer was named Seedo director, as she has extensive knowledge of the various needs of different parts of the continent.

How it works

The company reports that to date, Seedo devices have aggregated over 280,000 hours of grow data.

In August, Seedo announced that they had partnered with Namaste Technologies, a leading online cannabis retailer to introduce the devices to the European market.

A seed is placed in a nutrient-rich container (that will last for the plant’s growing cycle) and then placed inside Seedo who will take care of the rest.

Seedo has an app that lets you watch your weed grow — in high definition no less. It also sends notifications, has a controller and the option to unlock the device from your smartphone.

During the first half of 2019, Seedo has been working hard to fulfill the $5.5 million in advance orders for their first-of-its-kind AI-powered grow box. Now the grow systems are currently available for shipment to the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Israel.

The system pairs with a smartphone app that both tracks the progress of the plants as they grow and monitors the conditions in which they’re developing to optimize growth. Should anything go wrong, a notification will automatically be sent to the user’s phone alerting them of the issue.

How the Technology Works

The company encourages the public to “think of Seedo as the first driverless car for hydroponic growing.”

Seedo produces the world’s first fully automated intelligent hydroponic indoor grow system for cannabis as well as other herbs and vegetables. No prior knowledge or experience is needed to start growing plants in Seedo’s device, as the system completely self-grows plants from seed to flower — completely sealed off from pests and plant diseases, which also means the crops are pesticide-free.

Seedo notes that their grow systems can be used to cultivate a large variety of crops, not just cannabis. The company has welcomed the former head of the U.S. Bureau of African Affairs, Dr. Jendayi Frazer, onto their Board of Directors to assist Seedo with establishing a pilot program with the UN for the cultivation of herbs and vegetables where climate and seclusion are a serious barrier to agricultural development.

What springs to mind when you think of CO2? Global Warming is probably pretty high on the list. One of the main causes of global warming and the effect it’s having on our earth is the rise of CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere.

This article by Grow Weed Easy gives you an in-depth look at how CO2 works.

The beauty of plants (one of many), is that they absorb harmful CO2 and use it to photosynthesize to produce energy, oxygen and plant cells. This is why forests and plants are known as ‘Green Lungs’, because they’re inhaling CO2 and giving us the oxygen that we breathe.

Green Lungs

CO2 isn’t a magic formula that you can just increase and automatically see a bigger yield and faster growth. As with everything, it takes expertise and knowledge of how to use it. You’ll need to consider positioning, the right amount of light and timing.