Drip Irrigation System
Drip irrigation system is the process of water application at the root zone of crops. With the rise in climate change making it difficult to rely on rain-fed agriculture, drip irrigation is ideal as it helps farmers have crop production throughout the year.
Which Crops Grown under Drip Irrigation?
Drip irrigation is used for a variety of crops, including corn, herbs, and vegetables. The type of crop and topography of your farm can help you choose the right drip irrigation and spacing for your farm. Drip irrigation is used in soilless farming as well as in difficult terrains. At Aqua Hub we have drip irrigation systems that are effective, affordable, and durable.
Drip Irrigation Layout
An effective drip irrigation system should comprise of;
- Tank Stand
- Tank (Capacity determined by the size of the farm)
- Filtration System
- Main pipes and Accessories
- Control Valves
- Driplines and Accessories.
What is the importance of Using Drip Irrigation?
- Helps in water conservation.
- Efficient nutrient delivery.
- Increased quality crop yields.
- Minimal land tillage’s hence helped in soil conservation.
- Reduced cost of manpower.
- Prevents diseases as it minimizes water contact on leaves.
- Suppresses weed growth.
- Reduced Run-off and leaching.
- Saves time, money, and water because the system is so efficient.
- operated at lower pressure hence reducing energy costs.
- Minimized nutrient loss due to reduced leaching.
- Ability to irrigate irregular-shaped fields.
Where do I buy a drip kit in Kenya?
Buy your drip kits from Aqua Hub Kenya at an affordable price. Our drip kit ranges from (1/8, to 1 acre) with attached prices inclusive of installations cost
What are the components and prices of our drip kit?
|Area Size||Lines Per Bed Cost in Ksh.||Components|
|2 Lines||3 Lines per Bed||
|500 sq.m (1/8 Acre)||24,500||35,000|
|1000 sq.m (1/4 Acre)||42,000||55,000|
|2050 sq.m (1/2 Acre)||65,000||75,000|
|4096 sq.m (1 Acre)|
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