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Kerala Agrarian Movement

period and harvested during November- February. Normally, irrigation is needed for early auiumn paddy and late winter pady. Otherwise, state rainfall is adequate for both autumn and winter paddies, which constitute the main monsoon season crops. It is the summer paddy for which irrigation becomes a necessity because rainfall during its growing period is much less than its water requirements.

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