trickle irrigation

trickle irrigation
irrigation by dripping small amounts of water into the soil through perforated hoses (as opposed to irrigation with sprinklers)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • trickle irrigation. — See drip irrigation. [1970 75] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Drip irrigation — A dripper Drip irrigation, also known as trickle irrigation or microirrigation or localized irrigation , is an irrigation method which saves water and fertilizer by allowing water to drip slowly to the roots of plants, either onto the soil… …   Wikipedia

  • Micro-irrigation — Système d irrigation par goutte à goutte. Une variante avec une bouteille enter …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • drip irrigation — a system of crop irrigation involving the controlled delivery of water directly to individual plants through a network of tubes or pipes. Also called trickle irrigation. [1970 75] * * * drip irrigation noun A system of irrigation in which water… …   Useful english dictionary

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