IIT Kharagpur crop production technology syllabus Pressurized Irrigation System
Pressurized Irrigation System
Pressurized Irrigation: Importance, scope and types of pressurized irrigation
Sprinkler System: Types, components and performance of sprinkler system
(capacity, distance of throw, distribution pattern, application rate, drop
Sprinkler System Design: Design of set-move, solid-set system, traveler,
centre-pivot systems, and linear move systems.
Micro Irrigation System: Drip, subsurface, bubbler and spray, micro
irrigation system components (control heads, fertilizer injection system, filter, irrigation controller, flow meter and valves, distribution networks –
mainlines and submains (manifolds), laterals, emission devices).
Fertigation System: Fertigation equipment, types of plant nutrients and
Management and Maintenance of Micro Irrigation System: Filtration,
flushing, and chemical treatment.
Micro Irrigation System Design: Micro irrigation system design for varied
topography, soil and crops.
Soil Moisture Dynamics and Solute Movement: Soil moisture dynamics,
solute movement under point and line source emitters.
Automation of Irrigation System: Point, local and central automation, control
patterns, irrigation timers and computer-based irrigation control systems.