June 11, 2013
Greening the Deserts of Qatar
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Photo: Elsa Naumann/Sahara Forest Project
Cucumbers are the Sahara Forest Project’s first test crop, but anything that can grow in a modern hydroponic greenhouse should be able to grow here. The system uses fertilizer but no pesticides.
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