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Irrigation - Crops Online Course

Irrigation - Crops Online Course

Correct watering is an essential part of garden maintanance, particular for large established gardens

Student gain valuable skills and knowledge in all areas of irrigation management for gardens.

Learn to:

  • Correctly estimate irrigation requirements
  • Schedule irrigationCorrect drainage
  • Select the best irrigation system
  • Design the right system
  • Understand pumps and filters

Study with the support of experienced and highly qualified tutors. Available as online course, or by correspondence. Payment Plans available.

There are 10 lessons in this course:

  • Introduction
  • Soil Characteristics And Problems
  • Estimating Plant And Soil Requirements
  • Drainage - drainage systems, dams, etc.
  • Types Of Irrigation Systems
  • Hydraulics - discharge and flow rates, etc
  • Pumps And Filters
  • Selecting The Right System For The Plant
  • Trickle Irrigation
  • Design And Operation Of Systems


  • Identify and consult appropriate sources of information for the irrigation industry.
  • Explain the significance of soil characteristics to irrigation.
  • Determine when to irrigate in a small scale situation.
  • Explain the drainage aspect of handling water.
  • Explain the operation and selection of irrigation systems.
  • Explain the operation and selection of trickle irrigation systems.
  • Determine specifications for the design of an irrigation system.
  • Explain the pumps and filters needed for handling water adequately for crops.
  • Supervise the installation of an irrigation system.
  • Design and operate an irrigation system for crops.

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