06408568 is referenced by 15 patents and cites 22 patents.

Compressed mixtures of blends of coconut coir pith and selected horticulturally acceptable non-coir/non-peat materials such as composted yard waste; composted bark; composted manure; sand; peat humus; composted agricultural waste; composted animal byproducts; treated sewage sludge; animal and/or vegetable-based landfill waste; wood and lignocellulose derivatives; vermiculite; perlite, glass beads; foamed plastics, and mixtures thereof are prepared in a manner such that, upon decompression, a total volume of decompressed coir pith and decompressed non-coir/non-peat material is produced which exceeds the sum of the initial volumes of coconut coir pith and non-coir/non-peat material in the blends.

Title
Compressed blends of coconut coir pith and a non-coir/non-peat materials, and processes for the production thereof
Application Number
9/768169
Publication Number
6408568 (B1)
Application Date
January 23, 2001
Publication Date
June 25, 2002
Inventor
Mark Yelanich
Columbus
OH, US
William E Kusey
Richwood
OH, US
Agent
Jones Day Reavis & Pogue
US
Assignee
OMS Investments
DE, US
IPC
C09K 17/52
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