The Iran Project

Photos: Rice transplantation in Mazandaran

Mizan | Mehdi Mohebbi Pour: Each year when spring rolls around, rice farmers in Mazandaran province, northern Iran, start preparing the paddy fields for transplantation. Although the best time for rice transplantation is mid-April, farmers postponed it for several weeks this year due to the coronavirus outbreak. These days there are two ways of rice cultivation: manual or traditional, and mechanized or automatic.



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