10 Lines Essay on Irrigation in English for Students

  1. Irrigation is the process of applying water to the crops artificially.
  2. Irrigation is derived from Latin the word for moist or wet.
  3. Based on research, the method of irrigation began from 3000 BCE.
  4. A well known fact in India about irrigation is that the first known ruler to introduce canal irrigation in India was Firoz Shah Tughlaq.
  5. Irrigation saves water, time, and money. 
  6. It reduces weeds, fungus and plant diseases.
  7. It also preserves soil nutrients.
  8. One of many disadvantages is that it can lead to water overflowing. 
  9. It has also been found that irrigation has led to drainage issues. 
  10. It has changed the cropping pattern.