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Irrigation

Terms related to the science of artificial application of water to the land or soil.

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Irrigation

Saal an der Donau

Agriculture; Farm machinery & equipment

Saal an der Donau est une commune de Bavière (Allemagne), située dans l'arrondissement de Kelheim, dans le district de Basse-Bavière.

application efficiency

Agriculture; Irrigation

The ratio of the water that is absorbed and stored in the root zone for later use by the plants to the total water applied.

actual evapotranspiration

Agriculture; Irrigation

The actual rate of water uptake by the plant which is determined by the level of available water in the soil.

available water capacity (AWC)

Agriculture; Irrigation

The portion of water in a soil that can be readily absorbed by plant roots. It is the amount of water between field capacity and permanent wilting point. It's usually measured in either %, in/ft, ...

available water (aw)

Agriculture; Irrigation

The portion of water in a soil that can be readily absorbed by plant roots. It is the amount of water between field capacity and permanent wilting point. It's usually measured in either %, in/ft, ...

backflow prevention device

Agriculture; Irrigation

A mechanical device used to prevent the flow of water from the water distribution system back to the water source and may be required by law. It's similar to anti-siphon valves.

basin irrigation

Agriculture; Irrigation

A surface irrigation method where water is applied to a completely level area surrounded by dikes. Managed correctly basin irrigation can be very efficient on high clay content soils.

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