Approtech
Agriculture
APPROTECH Porous Pipe Pvt. Ltd. over the years has evolved themselves in various applications. Initially when the company was formed, agriculture was the only application. With time and exposure, APPROTECH Porous Pipe Pvt Ltd. was able to introduce its product for various other applications.
Agriculture:
APPPL’s very first installation was performed in 1998 in a farm near Nasik, Maharashtra for grapes. The same year APPPL also installed in United Phosphorous Limited (UPL) in Vapi, Gujarat for Sugarcane. From that day onwards, APPPL has many instalions in various parts of India for crops like;
  1. Vegetables: Lettuce, Eggplant, Tomato, Potato, Broccoli, Chillies etc.
  2. Horticulture: Grapes, Pomegranate, Papaya, Banana, Oranges, Lime & Lemon, Sugarcane, Strawberry, Passion Fruit, Mango, Coconut, Chikoo,Amli etc.(1)(click here)
  3. Cereals: Maze, Sorghum, Paddy, Wheat etc.(2)(click here)
Technical Details for Installation/ Operation:
For agriculture, the recommended sizes are 16mm and 22mm. APPROTECH Porous Pipe is laid at 8” t 12” below the ground (depending on the crop). APPROTECH Porous Pipe is designed for LOW FLOW LOW PRESSURE operation. The operating pressure for APP is as low as 0.3 kg/cm² to 0.5 kg/cm². Our product works on the soil capillary action (i.e. – the discharge of the water will be totally dependent on the crop and soil requirement)*.
With APP, you/ your crop will benefit with the following;
  • Save upto 15% to 255% of water over drip irrigation**.
  • Save upto 35% to 45% of energy over drip irrigation***.
  • Save upto 70% of fertilizer cost over drip irrigation.
  • Save upto 50% of weeding cost over drip irrigation.
  • Save upto 50% to 60% of labour cost over drip irrigation.
  • Save upto 90% of maintenance cost over drip irrigation.
  • Better root growth.
  • Better Plant growth.
  • Better productivity.
  • No damage from rates, rodents, dogs, insects etc.
  • No hassle from theft.
*Discharge will depend on the type of soil and pressure applied.
**Water will be saved if the APP is laid sub surface and is operated on minimum pressure.
***Energy will be saved only if using gravity and not pressurized system.