Also known as trickle irrigation which refers to the application of water directly through the root zone through small emitters which have precise quantity of water per hour. Water is applied through low pressure pipe network comprising mains, submains, laterals and emitting devices. This could reach root zone with minimum water loss.
v High initial cost but more economical in the long run.
v Efficient and economical use of water and conserves power use.
v Drip-fertigation improves fertilizer use efficiency.
v Productivity increase with lesser and more efficient use of water and fertilizer.
1. Choose an area where to install drip irrigation.
The area must be flat or on a moderate decline
must have sufficient exposure to sunlight|