What is irrgation?describe 2 methodsof irrgation which conserve water

Asked by Ghagishankar | 11th Jul, 2019, 09:13: PM

Expert Answer:

  • The process of supplying water to crop plants in fields through canals, wells, reservoirs, tube wells etc. is known as irrigation.
  • Wells, tube wells, ponds, lakes, dams, rivers and canals are some of the sources of irrigation.

Modern methods of irrigation which conserve water:

Drip irrigation

  • Water is supplied through perforated pipes.
  • Pipes are placed in rows between the plants close to the roots.
  • It is the best method for water scarce regions because a lot of water is saved.
  • It is used for fruit orchards, gardens and trees.

Sprinkle irrigation

  • Sprinklers or spray guns are attached to a large hosepipe at regular intervals to spray water.
  • It is suitable for all types of crops.

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 12th Jul, 2019, 11:21: AM