Irrigation vs Chemigation - What's the difference?

irrigation | chemigation |


As nouns the difference between irrigation and chemigation

is that irrigation is irrigation (the act or process of irrigating) while chemigation is (agriculture) the application of a pesticide or fertilizer through an irrigation system.

irrigation

Noun

  • The act or process of irrigating, or the state of being irrigated; especially, the operation of causing water to flow over lands, for nourishing plants.
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    Derived terms

    * nasal irrigation

    chemigation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (agriculture) The application of a pesticide or fertilizer through an irrigation system.