Gallery: AquaPro Holland Groasis Waterboxx November 17, 2009 Uncategorized SHARE Groasis Waterboxx Image 2 The Waterboxx helps plants survive in drylands long enough to reach the water underneath the ground. Groasis Waterboxx Image 3 The Waterboxx is really shaped more like a doughnut than a box, although “Waterdoughnutt” is distinctly cumbersome. Groasis Waterboxx Image 4 In Saharan tests, 88% of Waterboxx-sheltered trees survived, compared with 10% of those cultivated traditionally. Groasis Waterboxx Image 5 The inventor, Pieter Hoff (pictured), is actually working on a biodegradable version that decomposes to feed the plant. Groasis Waterboxx Image 6 Each Waterboxx is expected to last about 10 years. Best of What's New MORE TO READ RELATED Ask Us Anything: Why can’t we see more colors? Other animals see many more than we do. READ NOW RELATED The first mini LED gaming monitor comes with a huge pricetag For $3,000, the Asus ROG Swift PG32UQX is... RELATED Ask Us Anything: What happens in your brain when you daydream? It doesn't just lay low.