The word fertigation derived from the word 'fertilizer and irrigation'. It is one component of chemigation (chemical and irrigation).
Chemigation is a method where usage and distribution of chemical substance in crop management are done through irrigation(watering).
It is a technique where fertilizer in liquid form is distribute to the root of the plant through drip irrigation.
The two major components are:
In this method, stuff like sand, coal dust and cocoa husk fibre are used as planting media instead of soil. It is a soiless culture concept. Those media are put in a bio degradable polybags or suitabled size pots where the plant's roots can grow optimaly.