Random notings on little known facts about Ziro. Weaving a Ziro of Our Dream as well.
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Apatani Irrigation System
There are many finer practices of irrigation of agricultural fields among the Apatanis. One is the channel within the field to ensure retention of appropriate amounts of water throughout the year. These channels also prevent sudden drainage and subsequent washing away of fertile top soil from the field.
With the increased popularity of psciculture, more innovative methods are being used these days .