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irrigation

i ruh gay shuhn

  • n  supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
  • n  (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution

  • Improper irrigation techniques can result in the evaporation of too much water from fields, leaving behind salts that build up in the soil and ultimately leave the land infertile.
  • Today drip irrigation waters at least 16,000 sq km of crops in two dozen nations--still less than 1% of all irrigated land.
  • For a poor farmer, sometimes something as simple as a farm pond--which collects rainwater to be used for emergency irrigation in a dry spell--can make the difference between a .
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  • Cristina Narbona in Forbes
    They made a few adjustments to the tees and they did 100 percent irrigation last night so the greens, which they also did not cut, were softer and there was not as much release on the fairways. I believe, if you are going to be fair, you need to be... Greg Norman http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_Norman&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEDUBjxxk0LALKm6t0-Yk56zryOLg Reuters UK http://www.google.com/url?q=http://uk.reuters.com/article/UK_GOLF/idUKL145336620071214&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHsTYNeu-ZVLPcXSE1Hxyg2IcQ3bw Dec 14, 2007 53876 70891 irrigation In almost half of Spain, the irrigation technique used is flooding, which uses up to three or four times more than the water that is necessary," Environment Minister Cristina Narbona said recently.

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