Photos: Walnut Harvesting in Kashmir

Kashmiri walnuts are famous for their taste and superior quality and hence have a high demand in local and international markets.
Photos: Walnut Harvesting in Kashmir
Walnut harvesting begins in the month of September in Kashmir.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
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Kashmiri walnuts are famous for their taste and superior quality and hence have a high demand in local and international markets.
Kashmiri walnuts are famous for their taste and superior quality and hence have a high demand in local and international markets. Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
Kashmir’s walnut industry has suffered a setback following the entry of  walnuts from California, Chile and China into the Indian market,
Kashmir’s walnut industry has suffered a setback following the entry of walnuts from California, Chile and China into the Indian market, Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
Walnuts are being dried in the sun.
Walnuts are being dried in the sun.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
Men clean walnuts in a stream after removing their husk during the harvesting season.
Men clean walnuts in a stream after removing their husk during the harvesting season. Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
A worker collects a handful of walnuts as they are processed during the harvesting season.
A worker collects a handful of walnuts as they are processed during the harvesting season.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
Locally called 'Dooyn', the trade of walnuts contributes considerably to the Kashmir's economy.
Locally called 'Dooyn', the trade of walnuts contributes considerably to the Kashmir's economy. Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir

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