The system of irrigation where water is supplied


The system of irrigation where water is supplied drop by drop near the roots of plants, is called

(a) pulley system

(b) drip system

(c) sprinkler system

(d) lever system


(b) Drip system is the method of irrigation which conserves water and avoids wastage as water is made to fall drop by drop at the position of roots. It

is best technique for watering fruit plants, trees and gardens.

Sprinkler system is also a modern method of irrigation that efficiently uses water in the form of sprinklers. It is useful for uneven lands, while pulley

and lever system are traditional methods of irrigation where a lot of water is wasted.

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