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Flood irrigation in Peru

Caption:
Water from the Chira river in northern Peru is used to irrigate an organic banana plantation. Besides being wasteful, flood irrigation is not conducive to efficient plant growth because of the uneven distribution of water.
Keywords:
Crop production, Irrigation
Date shot:
November 2007
Province/State:
Piura
Country:
Peru
Photographer:
Staver, Charles / Bioversity International