In pictures | How wheat is harvested by man and machine

Harvesting of wheat is at its peak in Punjab, with farm owners using manual labour and machines. The photos here show the process being carried out in fields near Jalandhar.

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A farmer checking the grain of wheat being harvested in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

A farmer checking the grain of wheat being harvested in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

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Wheat being harvested in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

Wheat being harvested in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

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A wheat harvesting machine at work in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

A wheat harvesting machine at work in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

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A wheat harvesting machine at work in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

A wheat harvesting machine at work in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

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A wheat harvesting machine at work in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

A wheat harvesting machine at work in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

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Harvested wheat being rolled up and stacked in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

Harvested wheat being rolled up and stacked in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

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Harvested wheat being rolled up and stacked in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

Harvested wheat being rolled up and stacked in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

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Wheat being harvested in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

Wheat being harvested in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

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A farmer shows how manual harvesting of wheat is done, in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

A farmer shows how manual harvesting of wheat is done, in fields near Jalandhar. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT)

UPDATED ON APR 19, 2017 07:44 PM IST
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