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DRIP IRRIGATION

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French Equivalent: Irrigation goutte á goutte

Definition:
Drip Irrigation is a water—saving technique of surface irrigation through pipes made of plastics. It delivers the water drop by drop to plants through tiny holes, and prevents waterlogging of soils.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, November 06, 2001