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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of irrigate.


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  • This is an area which will be irrigated from the Indus River.

    Canada and the Colombo Plan

  • Albracht won the 2005 National Corn Yield Contest in the "irrigated" category, producing a whopping 352 bushels per acre.

    Turning water into ethanol is no miracle

  • As I wrote, I had understood that non-wilderness rural areas such as irrigated fields, although cooler than pavement, were still warmer than actual wilderness.

    Mann on Splices: the Case of Crowley and Lowery « Climate Audit

  • More than 70 per cent of Indians depend on farm incomes, and about 65 percent of the nation's farms are not irrigated, meaning they depend entirely on the rains that fall in intense bursts over the wet season.

    The Economic Times

  • The proto-species M is typically found in association with more permanent bodies of water, often connected to human agricultural activities such as irrigated rice fields. Weather News

  • The Joker has been used primarily in intensive cropping rotations, such as irrigated crops, corn-on-corn, and anywhere residue sizing is needed prior to planting.


  • "leakiness" with respect to the cycling of nutrients held in the soil-vegetation complex, although systems such as irrigated rice paddies, permanent tree crops and forests are inherently more sustainable than others.

    1. Tree products in agroecosystems: economic and policy issues.

  • – Diminishing agricultural returns: Water loss would greatly reduce the irrigated crop area in the Central Valley, resulting in declining yields that could cost farmers $3 billion annually by 2050.

    Wonk Room » Report: Global Boiling Places California’s Economy At Great Risk

  • Stay out of our big green back yards irrigated with water we can ill afford to use.

    Arizona state of mind

  • A second model creates community gardens—tilled, irrigated and ready for planting—throughout the development.

    An Apple Tree Grows in Suburbia


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