Iran in Photos: Rice Transplantation in Mazandaran

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.

Seeing the steps of rice transplantation in the paddy fields can be a tourist attraction per se as it’s a joyful experience.

What follows are Mizan News Agency’s photos of rice transplantation in Mazandaran:

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