Rain pipes, a cost effective alternative to sprinklers
Cost and resources have always played an important role in the agriculture sector. New techniques have always been a game changer when it comes to drip irrigation.
One such major shift seen nowadays is of Rain Pipe drips. It is a type of spray irrigation technology. This system comprises of drip holes made with Nano punching technology so that there is a uniform flow of water. It is suitable for closely spaced crops, Vegetable Crops, onion, vegetable crops, leafy vegetables, groundnut etc.
When this system by rain pipe is placed on the ground, the water through it moves upward into the air and then falls in the form rain droplets on leaves to irrigate them. At an average the water spreads around 5-7 ft on both sides depending upon the water pressure.
The other advantage of using this system is that its holes are less clogging, needs only very low water pressure to work, sometimes it doesn't even need an electric power or any kind of energy in a small area irrigation by putting a 50 gallon tank up on a 2-3 meter high rack as the water supply. Farmers in some parts have been successful in providing fertilizers through the rain pipe system as well.Continue Reading
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