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Photo de Jean Buet.  Picking tea  : Nelliyampathy, cueillette, harvest, recolte, tea, the
300 mm 1/250 seconde(s) F:5.6 140 ISO
India Wayanad 02/2014

Picking tea with a shear is faster but gives lower quality tea.
A picker must harvest at least 20 kg of tea per day for a salary of about $3. In addition, a bonus is paid for each additional kilo.
In the rainy season, a good picker can exceed 100 kg per day.

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