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United Arab Emirates Travel Guide : Desert Photos : Photo of Irrigation

Image of Intensive culture in the desert irrigation technique in the UAE
But this intensive culture has a price:

the permanent maintenance of the irrigation material.

In fact, the climatic conditions in the desert are extreme: temperatures reaching 45°C (113°F), intense ultraviolet radiation, dryness, violent sandstorms...

...Thus, they have to regularly replace the plastic irrigation pipes that crack and end up breaking apart completely!

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