Valves for Automatic Irrigation System


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I am new to this forum and looking for some assistance in valve selection for an automatic irrigation system. It seems like solenoid valves are commonly used. Why is this? What about an electric ball valve? Also, I am thinking that PVC should be fin

I am going to be installing an automatic irrigation system in my yard and want some input on valves to be used.
Does everyone use solenoid valves for these types of applications? Stainless Steel, Brass, or PVC?
 
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The only long term thing I can see is that pvc will fail over time, I would suggest pex for piping and proper stainless valves if you can get them, but I have buried brass valving that I installed 20 years ago still chugging along.
 
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