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fertigation
 n.— «Professor Michael Delwiche, chairman of biological and cultural engineering at UC Davis, has experimented with wireless sensing systems that precisely apply water—sometimes mixed with chemical fertilizers in a process called fertigation—to tree crops like nectarines.» —“Wireless system can detect water level in soil” San Francisco Chronicle (California) Aug. 31, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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