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Liman is a foothill reclamation technology. Limans are single structures at the foot of long slopes (1 – 10%), consisting of a bund of 1 – 3 m high around a cropping area. The size of the cropping area varies between 0.1 – 0.5 ha, while the catchment area can reach 200 ha. This technology is found where rainfall is as low as 100 mm and with very few rainfall events per year. It is used for fruit and forest trees and crops that are tolerant to waterlogging and at the same time withstand months of drought (e.g. for crops: sorghum, cowpea). In Israel trees planted in limans include eucalyptus, tamarisk, acacia, mesquite (Prosopis), pistachio, carob and date palm. (Mekdaschi & Liniger 2013)