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ir·ri·gate

(ir'i-gāt),
To perform irrigation.
[L. ir-rigo, pp. -atus, to irrigate, fr. in, on, + rigo, to water]

irrigate

(ĭr′ĭ-gāt′)
v. irri·gated, irri·gating, irri·gates
v.tr.
1. To supply (land or crops) with water by means of pipes, sprinklers, ditches, or streams.
2. To wash out (a body cavity or wound) with water or a medicated fluid.
v.intr.
To irrigate land or crops.

ir′ri·ga′tion n.
ir′ri·ga′tion·al adj.
ir′ri·ga′tor n.

ir·ri·gate

(ir'i-gāt)
To perform irrigation.
[L. ir-rigo, pp. -atus, to irrigate, fr. in, on, + rigo, to water]
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If one acre is irrigated by conventional flood irrigation way, then the farmers could irrigate 20 acres with the same water, in case they shift their focus on modern drip irrigation system.Drip irrigation system offers only required water to crops and similarly, it also increases efficacy of fertilizers applications.
One of them -- Mohammad Omer Khan s/o Khan Zaman Khan who died in 1825 -- floated the idea to construct a canal to irrigate baron lands of the area.
The gazetteer further revealed that other Khans of Isakhel tried to follow Omer Khan in the year 1890 and constructed a number of canals from the Kurram to irrigate katcha area of Isakhel but with the passage of time these canals fade away.
In 1890, Abdul Raheem Khan made a tunnel to irrigate the area on other side of a mountain but it disappeared due to landslide.Till 1985, Kas Omer Khan canal was looked after by local farmers but the Punjab government took its control and handed it over to the irrigation department.
A number of irrigation methods such as basin, flood, ring, furrow, sprinkler and drip are used to irrigate mango orchards in Pakistan and elsewhere.
Two lateral lines have been provided to irrigate each tree.
Prior to Israel's diversion of the Jordan River in 1964, Jordan had been using some of the river's water to irrigate about 6800 hectares in the Jordan Valley.
Drainage water can be blended with fresher water and the blend used to irrigate sandy soils planted with salt tolerant crops.
Water thus saved can be used to water live stock, irrigate limited areas, and meet some needs of households in such purposes as gardening, landscaping and other domestic uses.
We've used the gift of fresh water to irrigate our fields, producing a windfall harvest on thousands of acres of land where it would never been possible on rainwater alone.