Explain the drip system of irrigation. State two advantages of the drip system of irrigation.
In this system, there is a network of narrow pipes with small holes, in the fields. When water flows through these pipes, water falls drop by drop just at the position of the roots. So, it is called drip system. Water is not wasted at all. It is the best technique for watering fruit plants, gardens and trees.
(i) Drip system is very useful in those regions where availability of water is poor.
(ii) Drip system provides water to plants drop by drop. So, water is not wasted at all.