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Women in headscarves tending to cucumber plants in a plastic hothouse in the Jordan river valley.
March 11, 2021

In the Hothouse

In this photo from the February 1984 issue, workers tend to cucumbers in a plastic hothouse in the Jordan River Valley. At the time, the valley—only 10 percent of the nation's cultivated land—was producing 75 percent of the nation's crops.
Photograph by Jodi Cobb, Nat Geo Image Collection

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