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Sub Surface Irrigation | Subsurface Irrigation Working | Advantages

Introduction Sub Surface Irrigation In sub surface Irrigation , effluent is delivered directly to the infiltrative surface of the soil using specially manufactured polyethylene tubing with built-in turbulent flow emitters. Subsurface irrigation is a highly-efficient watering technique. It reduces outdoor water use by 30 to 40 percent. Design of Sub-surface Irrigation It consist a masonry chamber (Distribution box) where… Read More »

HOW To Improve Irrigation Efficiency

HOW To Improve Irrigation Efficiency Why is it important to improve on-farm irrigation efficiency? Around 20% water delivered is lost in distribution channels, 60% of water used for irrigation is applied using high volume, gravity irrigation methods, that is around 10-15% of water applied to crop is lost through over watering.Return from crops can be… Read More »