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Irrigation

Irrigation

washing by a stream of water or other fluid.

Origin: L. Irrigatio, rigare = to carry water


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Re: What is salt stress?

is anybody know when soils in arid regions of the world are irrigated, solutes from the irrigation water can accumulate and eventually reach levels that have an adverse affect on plant growth. Current estimates indicate that 10 - 35% of the world's agricultural land ...

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by Makyhg
Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:26 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: What is salt stress?
Replies: 8
Views: 17453

Alternative irrigation method?

One day I was watched the sprinkler system for our apartments turn on and not even 5 minutes later I was watching huge amounts of water run off and run down the drain. This got me thinking. Why do we need to use sprinklers in the typical sense in that water is sprayed all over the place and so much ...

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by JimStick
Mon Aug 15, 2011 12:47 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Alternative irrigation method?
Replies: 1
Views: 2236

Environmental changes are spreading infectious diseases

... increasing the population at risk. Meanwhile, water flow changes and changes in water chemistry associated with dams like the Aswan in Egypt and irrigation schemes on the Senegal River are being linked with an increase in snails carrying the parasite that causes schistosomiasis, also known as ...

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by yincai
Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:29 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Environmental changes are spreading infectious diseases
Replies: 0
Views: 4076

The effects of Ocean Dumping to Water Pollution

... in water are difficult to remove and cannot be purified in ordinary disposal plants. Some pollutants like detergent cannot be utilized for irrigation and agricultural purposes. Another effect is the lost value of the water in the surrounding shores. People usually dump all sorts of things ...

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by bhaby
Sat Oct 17, 2009 3:33 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
Replies: 68
Views: 89549

Re: Purpose of the plant

... can any one give me the sites from where i can get the information about the native plants i.e purpose of the plant, climatic conditions, irrigation system, potting mix, propogation method etc. i need it urgently and if you are posting me or trying to help me then in advance Thank you ...

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by MichaelXY
Tue Dec 16, 2008 7:56 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Purpose of the plant
Replies: 4
Views: 3264
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