• Agricultural drainage is the provision of a suitable system for the removal of excessive irrigation or rain water from the land surface so as to provide suitable soil conditions for better plant growth.

Advantages of drainage

  • Facilitates early sowing of crops.
  • Land can be used for a long time without any deterioration due to damaged soil structure and salt concentration
  • Lowers underground water table so as to facilities increased root zone depth.
  • Improves soil aeration and increases soil temperature
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