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Greening the Deserts of Qatar

Cucumber Flowers

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Cucumber Flowers

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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