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Greening the Desert

June 12, 2015

From millet to pomegranate, tomatoes to basil - can these plants thrive in hot, dry areas? That’s the question being investigated by researchers at the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research in Israel.

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Image: James Emery / CC BY 2.0

Affiliated with Ben Gurion University, they are based in the Negev Desert.