Irrigation: Meaning and Types

Irrigation refers to artificial application of water to crops.  It is one of the most important critical inputs for enhancing the productivity that is required at different critical stages of plant growth of various crops for optimum production. There are four main methods of irrigation. First one is irrigation using buckets and water cans, useful for small gardens and is out of our purpose of st…

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