Subsurface drip irrigation: Status of the technology in 2010 Conference Paper uri icon


  • Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) although a much smaller fraction of the microirrigated land area than surface drip irrigation is growing at a much faster rate, and is the subject of considerable research and educational efforts in the United States. This paper will discuss the growth in SDI, highlight some of the research and extension efforts, and point out some of the challenges to SDI adoption and some of the future opportunities for SDI.

author list (cited authors)

  • Lamm, F. R., Bordovsky, J. P., Schwankl, L. J., Grabow, G. L., Enciso-Medina, J., Peters, R. T., ... Porter, D. O.

publication date

  • December 2010