Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications

An Open Access International Journal

P-ISSN: 0974-6455 E-ISSN: 2321-4007

Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications

An Open Access International Journal

Arunabha Pal1*, Rahul Adhikary1, Monishankar Bera1, Rohit Garanayak1 and Susanta Kumar De2

1Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science, Centurion University of Technology and Management, Odisha, India

2Professor, Department of Soil and Water Conservation, BCKV, West Bengal, India

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Article Publishing History

Received: 06/10/2020

Accepted After Revision: 29/12/2020

ABSTRACT:

Water is the primary input for crop production and increasingly becomes scarce due to its high demand in agricultural sector. Quality of water is assuming great importance with the increasing demand in industries, agriculture and rise in standard of living. Agriculture is the major user (89%) of India’s water resources. Pitcher irrigation is an ancient and very effectual irrigation system employed in many arid and semiarid counties. Among traditional irrigation systems, pitcher irrigation is one among the foremost efficient and compatible for little farmers in many areas of the planet. Pitcher irrigation entails burying an unglazed, porous clay pot with in soil before seedling. Water poured into pot seeps slowly into the soil, feeding the seedling’s roots with a gentle supply of moisture.

KEYWORDS:

Pitcher pot, Irrigation, Salinity, Drip irrigation

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