IRRIGATION IN ORGANIC GREENHOUSE VEGETABLE PRODUCTION

Elena Grancharova, Galina Patamanska

Abstract


A key challenge for organic farming is to optimize the use of natural resources, including water for irrigation. Considering the fact that in the greenhouse vegetable production the supply of the needed water to the plants relies only on the irrigation system, the issues related to the effective use of water are of particular importance. Efforts should be directed towards saving water and improving the efficiency of water use for irrigation. This report presents water saving irrigation technologies applicable to organic greenhouse production and some aspects of optimizing irrigation management.


Keywords


irrigation, greenhouse, organic farming.

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