The agriculture is the sector which uses the water resources of a country mostly (more than 70% in Italy).
Irrigation is the most important factor in agriculture because it ensures the greatest increase in quantity and quality in production, more of the same treatments adopted for the soil and plants. The design is the key to obtain an efficient irrigation system and maximize the productivity of the harvest.
- excess of water and fertilizers in some parts and lack in other ones
- various growth conditions of crop, different for size, maturation and quality of fruits (with issues for harvesting)
- under or over sizing of pipes.