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Glossary:Irrigation methods

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The manner in which water is artificially applied to an area. The methods and the manner of applying the water are as follows

The water is applied at the upper end of a strip with earthen borders confining the water to the strip.
The water is released from the field ditches and allowed to flood over the land.
The water is applied to row crops in ditches made by tillage implements.
The water is sprayed over the soil surface through nozzles from a pressure system.