Wondering why such cost efficient product, accessible, already in production, sold and distributed in different third world countries, is not in main stream news either printed, in tv networks or those useless networks as Facebook, a Harvard degree is not necessary.
Imagine what is going on the minds of Monsanto with transgenic seeds and the monster construction companies into golf courses, commercial and residential pastures with lawns...with their costly, wasteful irrigation systems...A cost efficient water system or competition!
The conclusion is not good. This product will surely find plenty of obstacles and attacks, with a difficult time to find a niche among powerful countries with monopolies on this or that field of agriculture or ornamentals.
On the other hand, those people/countries with cyclical drought seasons will have an option to cultivate on eroded and dry soil.
If you practice gardening or agriculture, check the information. It is useful and pragmatic. Here some links.
that is that
*History of Polymers