What is Bamboo Drip Irrigation? Mention any two features of it.
Points to Remember
Answer to be written in the exam
- The B amboo Drip Irrigation System which was prevalent in Meghalaya is a 200-year-old method of tapping stream and spring water using bamboo pipe and gravity to transport water from higher to lower regions.
- Features of Bamboo Drip Irrigation System:
- About 18-20 litres of water enters the bamboo pipe system , gets transported over hundreds of metres , and finally reduces to 20-80 drops per minute at the site of the plant .
- The flow of water into the pipes is controlled by manipulating the pipe positions .