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74 Technical Papers resultant high costs -- of growing food plants. If urban agriculture is to scale up sustainably in dry cities such as Adelaide, there is a need to optimise both the selection of fruit and vegetable crops and the irrigation method for water and cost ef ciency. THE AUTHORS Dr James Ward (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) is a Lecturer in Water and Environmental Engineering at the University of South Australia, whose research interests include Urban Agriculture and Permaculture. Peter Ward (email: peter. email@example.com) is a Research Assistant in the School of Natural and Built Environments in the University of South Australia, working in Urban Agriculture and Natural Resources Management. Professor Christopher Saint (email: christopher.saint@ unisa.edu.au) is a Water Quality expert and Director of the SA Water Centre for Water Management and Reuse at the University of South Australia. 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