subsurface irrigation

subsurface irrigation

[səb‚sər·fəs ‚ir·ə′gā·shən]
(agriculture)
A method of providing water to plants by raising the water table to the root zone of the crop or by carrying moisture to the root zone by perforated underground pipe. Also known as subirrigation.
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Slow down watering The same RHS research found that water applied 5cm (2in) below the soil surface, through subsurface irrigation with drippers placed through the holes on the side of the containers, increased plant quality even though the upper soil was dust-dry.
hst n h n If you don't have a subsurface irrigation ystem, slow down the watering.
The lofty solutions proposed by IWRM, such as converting surface irrigation into subsurface irrigation, converting canal conveyance into pressurised pipe conveyance systems, proposing aquifer storage as an alternative to surface storage, etc.
Inline emitters allow the crop growers to be flexible in strategizing the irrigation plan, whether to implement surface or subsurface irrigation, based on their cropping pattern.
Water can also be saved during the hot season by implementing irrigation technologies like sprinkler systems, drip irrigation, subsurface irrigation systems and plastic greenhouses since agriculture consumes a lot of water.
McCormick, "Advantages of subsurface irrigation for processing tomato," Acta Horticulturae, vol.
The Ayla Golf Course has been designed in compliance with strict environmental guidelines to carefully harness the stunning natural beauty of Aqaba and the Red Sea in creating an unparalleled experience." Dudin also quoted Norman as saying during his last site visit: "Ayla Golf Course is one of the top three golf courses in the world when it comes to sustainability if not the best due to its reliance on solar power for desalination and irrigation requirements as well as adopting subsurface irrigation and for planting native species and salty tolerant grass".
"The surveillance by drones will also add value to the existing smart city infrastructure that we have previously introduced at DSO, such as smart waste bins, smart subsurface irrigation system, and electronic vehicles charging station, among others," he added.
Because of advances in subsurface irrigation technology, millions of acres will no longer rely solely on surface-applied crop fertigation.
The research findings of SS 2012 revealed that the subsurface irrigation (SDI) recorded better performance in terms of yield and WP.
Because graywater is untreated for pathogens, graywater systems for landscape irrigation are engineered to avoid contact with humans or animals, e.g., limited to subsurface irrigation.

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