Definition & Types of Irrigation


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What is irrigation?

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1. What is surface irrigation?

2. What is the difference between rotary sprinklers and central pivot sprinklers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will check your understanding of the different kinds of irrigation. Areas of emphasis will include surface irrigation and sub-irrigation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Surface irrigation
  • Sub-irrigation
  • Rotary sprinklers
  • Central pivot sprinklers

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding irrigation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about surface irrigation
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the use of too much water during irrigation and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To discover more about irrigation, look over the accompanying lesson called Definition & Types of Irrigation. This lesson covers the following subjects:

  • What is irrigation
  • Photosynthesis
  • Localized irrigation
  • Lateral move irrigation