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  • n. An irrigation system which catches mountain water and controls its movement down man-made subterranean channels, found in Oman.


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  • They are called foqjara in northwest Africa and aflaj on the Arabian Peninsula.

    5. How plants live and grow

  • It highlights the example of Australia, which was able to cut irrigation water use by half without a loss of output. aflaj, ancient irrigation systems in Oman, with tradable water rights and more than

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