PHOTOS Farmers pick water chestnuts in Jiaxing, East China's Zhejiang

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Farmers pick water chestnuts in Jiaxing, East China's Zhejiang

People's Daily Online

16:50, September 10, 2021

Women pick water chestnuts at a farm in Youchegang town, Xiuzhou district, Jiaxing city, east China’s Zhejiang province. Currently, it is time to harvest Nanhu Ling, a kind of water chestnut grown in Nanhu Lake in Jiaxing. Distinct from the water chestnuts grown in other cities, Nanhu Ling have no sharp points and feature a thin shell and juicy, sweet pulp. (Photo courtesy of the media center of Xiuzhou district)

Farmers usually pick water chestnuts before dawn to make sure the fruits are fresh when they arrive at the market. Currently, it is time to harvest Nanhu Ling, a kind of water chestnut grown in Nanhu Lake, Jiaxing city in east China’s Zhejiang province. Distinct from the water chestnuts grown in other cities, Nanhu Ling have no sharp points and feature a thin shell and juicy, sweet pulp. (Photos: People’s Daily Online/ Qin Wen)

Farmers usually pick water chestnuts before dawn to make sure the fruits are fresh when they arrive at the market. Currently, it is time to harvest Nanhu Ling, a kind of water chestnut grown in Nanhu Lake, Jiaxing city in east China’s Zhejiang province. Distinct from the water chestnuts grown in other cities, Nanhu Ling have no sharp points and feature a thin shell and juicy, sweet pulp.

Farmers usually pick water chestnuts before dawn to make sure the fruits are fresh when they arrive at the market. Currently, it is time to harvest Nanhu Ling, a kind of water chestnut grown in Nanhu Lake, Jiaxing city in east China’s Zhejiang province. Distinct from the water chestnuts grown in other cities, Nanhu Ling have no sharp points and feature a thin shell and juicy, sweet pulp.

Farmers usually pick water chestnuts before dawn to make sure the fruits are fresh when they arrive at the market. Currently, it is time to harvest Nanhu Ling, a kind of water chestnut grown in Nanhu Lake, Jiaxing city in east China’s Zhejiang province. Distinct from the water chestnuts grown in other cities, Nanhu Ling have no sharp points and feature a thin shell and juicy, sweet pulp.

Farmers usually pick water chestnuts before dawn to make sure the fruits are fresh when they arrive at the market. Currently, it is time to harvest Nanhu Ling, a kind of water chestnut grown in Nanhu Lake, Jiaxing city in east China’s Zhejiang province. Distinct from the water chestnuts grown in other cities, Nanhu Ling have no sharp points and feature a thin shell and juicy, sweet pulp.

Consumers pick water chestnuts at an agricultural produce market. Currently, it is time to harvest Nanhu Ling, a kind of water chestnut grown in Nanhu Lake, Jiaxing city in east China’s Zhejiang province. Distinct from the water chestnuts grown in other cities, Nanhu Ling have no sharp points, and feature a thin shell and juicy, sweet pulp.

Photo shows peeled water chestnuts. Currently, it is time to harvest Nanhu Ling, a kind of water chestnut grown in Nanhu Lake, Jiaxing city in east China’s Zhejiang province. Distinct from the water chestnuts grown in other cities, Nanhu Ling have no sharp points and features a thin shell and juicy, sweet pulp.

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