Irrigation and Drainage

Agricultural Science S.S.S 3 First Term


Irrigation and Drainage

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to

     1. Define irrigation and drainage.

     2. List the importance of irrigation and drainage.

     3. List and explain irrigation systems.

     4. List and explain drainage systems.


Meaning of irrigation

Irrigation can be defined as the artificial application of water to the soil to supply the water needed by plants for growth, development and productivity. Or is the supply of water to crops to make up for the shortage of rain by artificial means from sources such as boreholes, streams or river.

Importance of irrigation

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