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An Investigation to develop the best Organic Water to water Mung Bean Plants (Vigna radiata) to maximise Healthy Growth Framing your research topic The aim of this investigation is to develop a kind of Organic Water, that can be used to water the Mung bean Plant, and also act like a fertiliser, but it is not a fertiliser as it does not contain poisonous chemicals and it only contains nutrients that Mung Beans need. This would be able to help the farmers save money by saving on water and fertilisers, due to the fact that this Organic Water would include both water and fertilisers. Consumers can also consume Mung Beans that are healthier and stronger, and do not need to care about the fertilisers being poisonous. It would also make the price of Mung Beans go down because of lower price that farmers pay to cultivate them. This would make significant impact to humans who consume Mung Beans and its bean sprouts. There would be six experiments conducted to put together the Organic Water. Five of the experiments are done to choose the right organic matter that contains the right nutrients. The sixth experiment would be to put all the best matter into the ideal water and one should be able to achieve the Organic Water. The organic matter used are for example, Human urine, rain water, grounded bones, etc. All of them contain nutrients that Mung Bean Plant need to grow healthily and quickly. The investigation is to find the best ones that makes the Mung Bean Plant grow best. Reasons for choice of topic This topic would benefit the society by helping both the consumers and farmers. Farmers can get better quality crops, while consumers can consume healthy and cheap food. This topic fulfills the project task because it involves empathy and significance to Humans. This project, if successful, may have a great impact on the agricultural and horticultural world, where concurrently, is being misted up by Genetically-Modified Food and poisonous fertilisers, etc. Feasibility of the project There is a need for my project to be carried out, because it would help to set an alternative and safer method to obtain healthy and higher quality crops other than Genetically- Modified Food and poisonous fertilisers. It would be possible because all materials needed are easily obtainalbe and even Copper (ii) Sulfate is obtainable from the schools laboratories. The proposed course of action is logical and realistic because the experiment can be done and raw materials are easy to obtain and no large-scale experiment invoving big machineries are needed. The project provides sufficient opportunity for others to improve on, for example to create more Organic Water for other kinds of plants and vegetables, and perhaps even domesticated animals. Manageability of the project Tasks such as researching, writing, and experimenting will be divided equally among group members, with co-ordination via e-mail, wikispaces, telephone communication and the weekly research education sessions that we can use to exchange our various ideas and collate information. Group work is essential to get the work going quickly and doing different parts of the project, such as discussing on writing, research and experimenting. I anticipate difficulties such as time constraints and inability to work together as a
Group and everyone does their part, then we will be able to cope with these difficulties and constraints. Accessibility of the information required Newspaper articles, Magazine articles, Journals, research papers, books and information on the internet will be relevant to the project. I will obtain information from both secondary and primary sources. For the experiment, it would be primary soucres because observation is done and information is received directly. For the research, it would be best of course to find primary sources, but they are scarcely found on the internet. Logical thinking has to be used to determine the secondary sources, whether is it believable or not. I anticipate problems like useless and unrelated readings or information, being criticised by members of the public and the difficulty in getting citations and the right information to fit the situation, and definitely human and random errors which are impossible to avoid, but can be minimised by taking average of readings.
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