National Geographic : 1934 Apr
'notograph by L. Kaad ORANGES ARE A MAJOR MONEY CROP OF PALESTINE Already the Plain of Sharon exports millions of cases of the fruit (see pages 521 and 522). Arab growers such as these still own many groves, but new Jewish orchards, not yet bearing fruit, will further augment the orange crop within a few years. Photograph from Maj. Edward Keith-Roach A "CIVIL WORKS PROJECT"-IN PALESTINE Colonists turn from digging mains through theasphalt ofcity streets toa drainage ditch in the Maritime Plain. Rainfall islight inPalestine and con fined to the cool months,yet acampaign against malaria byreclamation of swamp areas is waged bythe sanitary engineers oftheDepartment ofHealth.