Complete Plant Growth Medium for Construction of Golf Greens

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$80,000.00
Award Year:
2008
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
2008-00444
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
CHK GROUP INC
2045 BELGIUM DR, Plano, TX, 75025
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
071472661
Principal Investigator:
Rajan Vempati
President
(214) 704-4128
chkgroup@worldnet.att.net
Business Contact:
Rajan Vempati
President
(214) 704-4128
chkgroup@worldnet.att.net
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
This project will increase the water and fertilizer use efficiency to create an environmentally friendly green golf courses. Successful completion of the proposed innovation by ChK Group, Inc., is expected to validate our preliminary findings and help the company establish strategic partnerships with manufacturers of golf-green accessories and golf-course owners/managers. The proposed innovation will enhance our "Environmental-Responsibility" image with the public and funding agencies alike. This will also assist golf industry to be environmentally friendly (reducing the use of scarce water and fertilizer) by using our eco-friendly product. Further more research support of our technology will help us market our product/technology to diversified markets such as horticulture industry (mainly greenhouse and floriculture segments) and filter material and landfill liner markets. Potential exist to create jobs in US, and contribute to the growth of the U.S. economy.

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