|With reference to drip irrigation, which of the following statements is/are correct?|
|1. Water is delivered at or near the root zone of plants.|
|2. It is the most efficient method of irrigation as evaporation and run off are minimized.|
|3. It requires a lot of water to practice drop irrigation. Select the correct answer using the codes given below.|
A) 1 only
B) 1 and 3 only
C) 2 and 3 only
D) 1 and 2 only
Correct Answer: D
Solution :[d] Drip irrigation is one of the most water efficient methods of irrigation which requires very small quantity of water. This is the reason that it is practised in areas of very low amount of rainfall such as Rajasthan, Gujarat and south-west Punjab and Haryana.
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