images of sri lanka
agriculture, crops & animal husbandry
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Paddy transplanting

Talatu Oya
Oryza sativa
Sinhala: Goyam
Tamil: Arisi



The seed paddy is initially grown in a few fields, then uprooted and planted carefully in the fields. This is the job of the women folk who don long sleeved shirts and wrap cloth around their heads to protect themselves from the sun.



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