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  • in the arid desert of the United Arab Emirates, temperatures could reach up to 50 degrees Celsius.

  • Growing crops is almost impossible, but could new cutting edge technology change all that?

  • The people behind Al Saad Farm almost two hours drive west of Abu Dhabi?

  • Think so.

  • The fog engineers, a spray nozzle manufacturer in Japan, have developed a cultivation system specifically for the Middle East harsh climate.

  • They've started growing Japanese varieties of tomatoes and strawberries without using any soil by spraying a fine fog mixed with liquid fertilizer directly onto the roots of the plant.

  • Because we spray nutrient fertilizer into a very fine folk plant, root can get enough oxygen as well as fertilizer.

  • Ah, pressure pump with special nozzles makes the fine fog.

  • It can produce 10 times mawr crops than traditional farming methods and even controls the amount of water and nutrients each plant gets.

  • A fine fog sprayed from the roof also acts as a cooling system with dwindling reserves.

  • Water security is a growing and pressing problem throughout the Middle East, and so is food security.

  • The United Arab Emirates imports up to 90% of its produce futuristic farming methods, which see crops grown locally all year round is set to be a game changer.

  • And how countries like the United Arab Emirates sources it's food.

  • Samuel Burke, CNN.

in the arid desert of the United Arab Emirates, temperatures could reach up to 50 degrees Celsius.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/02
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