Saving a tradition from going to seed
KANNUR, May 10, 2014
Bid to revive cultivation of traditional varieties of paddy on Kaipad fields
Large tracts of brackish water fields, suitable for traditional paddy and shrimp cultivation, in the north Malabar region, have been remaining fallow for some time now. Consequently, some of the traditional varieties of paddy with unique qualities, which used to be grown here, are becoming extinct.