Traditional to Smart Irrigation Methods in India: Review

Traditional to Smart Irrigation Methods in India: Review

Sirisha Adamala
Applied Engineering Department, Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research University, Vadlamudi-522213 Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

American Journal of Agricultural Research

Irrigation is the controlled application of water for agricultural purposes through manmade systems to supply water requirements that are not satisfied by the rainfall. Crop irrigation is vital throughout the world in order to provide the world’s ever-growing populations with enough food. Many different irrigation methods from traditional to smart ones are used over worldwide, including: surface, sub-surface, sprinkler, drip, and advanced or smart to satisfy the plants thrust. In this paper efforts have been made to present the basics of different irrigation systems adapted by the Indian farmers to grow their crops.

Keywords: Irrigation methods, wireless sensor networks, sprinkler, drip, surface, India.

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Sirisha Adamala. Traditional to Smart Irrigation Methods in India: Review. American Journal of Agricultural Research, 2016,1:2. DOI: 10.28933/ajar-08-1002


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