Complete Plant Growth Medium for Construction of Golf Greens

Award Information
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 2008-00444
Amount: $80,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2008
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
2045 BELGIUM DR, Plano, TX, 75025
DUNS: 071472661
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Rajan Vempati
 (214) 704-4128
Business Contact
 Rajan Vempati
Title: President
Phone: (214) 704-4128
Research Institution
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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