Rice harvest season in northern Iran paddy fields

August 15, 2018 - 11:53

With more than half of summer already passed, farmers in the northern province of Gilan have started harvesting rice from the paddy fields.

Planting season begins in mid-spring when the weather gets warm in the region. Rice seeds are first planted close together in one flooded paddy and grows into seedlings that will be transplanted into paddy fields.

The province with 238,000 hectares of paddy fields ranks first in rice production nationwide.

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