Drip irrigation is a method of irrigation in which water is dripped directly to the root zone of plants. The water is slowly delivered to the crop root zone by eliminating runoff, evaporation, and drift. A well designed and managed drip irrigation system gives the producers the best uniformity and application efficiency available. It is also known as micro irrigation or localized irrigation.
Types Of Drip Irrigation:
There are two types of drip irrigation discussed below:
1. Surface Drip Irrigation:
In this system, the water is slowly delivered to the surface of the soil above the root zone of plants. This type of irrigation is mostly used on high-value crops.