OneBAJA ready for market
UNIVERSITI Teknologi Petronas (UTP) revolutionary designer fertiliser is just about ready for the market, and once the product is launched, it will herald a new era of improved yields from cash crops.
Known as OneBAJA, the evolution and design of this fertiliser has broken technology barriers in the making of fertiliser and is drawing attention from global partners.
Brewing in the labs of UTP since 2011, one of the unique features of OneBAJA is that the technology enables the fertiliser to be tailored to deliver the required nutrients needed at each step of growth for the specific crop, hence the term “designer fertiliser”.
When fed with the right nutrients at the right growth period, the development and maturity of the crops will be optimised and yields will be better.
Formulated with slow-release technology, the project, which was funded by the Higher Education Ministry, has commendably won the Malaysia Technology Expo Gold Medal for the innovative combination of electromagnetic and nanotechnology to produce green urea.
The project won a gold medal and the Best Invention Award by International Federation of Inventors’ Association at the 2017 International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition.
It has also won Gold Medal and Best Green Invention Award at the SIRIM Invention, Innovation and Technology Expo 2017.
The 70 per cent uptake of nutrients in this designer fertiliser reduces leaching process, hence it is greener in nature, while also al
The unique feature of OneBAJA is that the technology enables the fertiliser to be tailored to deliver the required nutrients needed at each step of growth for the specific crop.