Irrigation is the airtificial application o watter tae the laund or soil. It is uised tae assist in the growin o agricultural craps, maintenance o laundscapes, an revegetation o disturbed soils in dry auries an during periods o inadequate rainfall. Addeetionally, irrigation an aa haes a few ither uises in crap production, which include pertectin plants against frost, suppressin weed growin in grain fields an helping in preventin soil consolidation. In contrast, agricultur that relies anly on direct rainfaw is referred tae as rain-fed or dryland fairmin. Irrigation seestems are an aa uised for dust suppression, disposal o sewage, an in minin. Irrigation is eften studied thegither wi drainage, which is the naitural or airtifeecial removal o surface an sub-surface watter frae a given aurie.
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