Supplemental Sprinkling

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Supplemental Sprinkling

 

irrigating crops in hot weather to increase the moisture of the surface air. Supplemental sprinkling intensifies the assimilation of carbon dioxide by crops, thereby increasing yields and improving the products (for example, vegetables, and tea leaves). The rate of watering is 30–100 m3/ha.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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