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Irrigation is the watering process and result . An Eastern verb that, etymologically speaking, comes from Latin, specifically, from the term "rigare", which can be translated as "wetting" or "watering".

To waterverb , meanwhile, refers to pour a liquid , usually water, on a certain surface with the intention of providing a benefit or cleaning.

For example: “It's very hot: we will have to reinforce the irrigation tasks in the field”, "If you want the plant to bloom in all its splendor, it is not enough only with irrigation", “The cooperative invested several thousand pesos to implement a new automatic irrigation system in the park”.

Typically, irrigation is linked to spreading Water on the ground so that the plants can subsist and grow. Irrigation, therefore, is essential for the gardening and for the development of the farming .

There are numerous irrigation methods. The simplest, used in home gardening, is to use a watering can (A container that is filled with liquid and that, thanks to having a tube with holes at its end, allows water to be supplied to the plants in a controlled way).

It is called drip irrigation , on the other hand, to a piping system with holes that are arranged under the land or on its surface along a plantation. He sprinkler irrigation Instead, it consists of a mechanism that expels water upwards so that it falls as if it were rain on the earth, in certain specific places. In larger fields, finally, the flood irrigation .

In the same way, we must also talk about hose irrigation. These, which must be rigid, proceed to bury while placing taps and water intakes. In this way, it will be possible to have perfectly watered crops, in an absolute simple way.

It is important when choosing one type of irrigation or another to take into account not only the surface on which it has to be carried out but also the kind of crop on which it is to be carried out. And it is that each species of plant has some needs or others of water.

Also, it is not necessary to ignore that it is necessary, when determining the amount of water that is going to be poured, the season of the year in which it is because during the times of higher temperatures it will be necessary to have one more overwhelming.

It should be noted that the management Irrigation should be efficient to avoid wasting water and for plants to receive the right amount.

In addition to all of the above, we cannot ignore that Irrigation is also a surname. Thus, among the best-known historical figures who wore it is the Asturian politician and military Rafael del Riego Flórez (Tuña 1784 - Madrid 1823). He was a Spanish liberal, served as field marshal and captain general as well as president of the Cortes. However, it was highlighted, above all, that he was one of the most important defenders of civil liberties in Spain and became a martyr due to the repression that was carried out against liberalism.

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