What are the different methods of irrigation?

The main types of irrigation followed by farmers include:

  • Surface Irrigation. In this system, no irrigation pump is involved.
  • Localized Irrigation.
  • Sprinkler Irrigation.
  • Drip Irrigation.
  • Centre Pivot Irrigation.
  • Sub Irrigation.
  • Manual Irrigation.
  • Traditional Methods of Irrigation.

Who invented Netafim?

Simcha Blass
At the same time, engineer Simcha Blass was searching for a partner to help commercialize the technology he had just invented: drip irrigation. In 1965, Kibbutz Hatzerim and Blass founded Netafim, which today sells drip irrigation equipment in 110 countries around the world.

Which crops are suitable for drip irrigation?

Crops suitable for Drip Irrigation System

  • Orchard Crops. Grapes, Banana, Pomegranate, Orange,
  • Vegetables. Tomato, Chilly, Capsicum, Cabbage,
  • Cash Crops. Sugarcane, Cotton.
  • Flowers. Rose, Carnation, Gerbera, Anthurium,
  • Plantation. Tea, Rubber, Coffee, Coconut etc.
  • Spices. Turmeric, Cloves, Mint etc,
  • Oil Seed.

What kind of irrigation method uses artificial rain to irrigate the land?

17. What kind of irrigation method uses artificial rain to irrigate the land? Explanation: In this method, water is applied to the field through a network of pipes connected to sprinklers of different types, and through these sprinklers, water comes out as artificial rain and waters the crops in the field.

How many employees does Netafim have?


Type Private
Key people Gaby Miodownik ( President & CEO)
Revenue US$ 1.063 billion (2019)
Number of employees over 5,000
Website www.netafim.com/en/

What are the two main type of drip irrigation?

In principle, there are two types of drip irrigation: Sub-surface drip irrigation – Water is applied below the soil surface. Surface drip irrigation – Water is applied directly to the soil surface.

What are the techniques of water distribution in the farms?

The irrigation water can be distributed efficiently to the farms in various ways like free flooding, check flooding, border flooding, basin flooding, furrow irrigation method, drip, and sprinkler irrigation method.

Which type of irrigation system is Practised on a small scale in India?

Micro-irrigation, sometimes called localized irrigation, low volume irrigation, or trickle irrigation is a system where water is distributed under low pressure through a piped network, in a pre-determined pattern, and applied as a small discharge to each plant or adjacent to it.