Subsurface Drip Irrigation

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Multiple cropping systems were used in the demonstration including corn and cotton. Micro-subsurface drip irrigation was one of the irrigation systems used to irrigate crops and conserve water.

Wikipedia: "Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) uses permanently or temporarily buried dripperline or drip tape located at or below the plant roots. It is becoming popular for row crop irrigation, especially in areas where water supplies are limited or recycled water is used for irrigation."

Technologies Needed

  • pumps
  • filters
  • pipes
  • valves
  • drip line (polyethylene)