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  • Threshing Teff

    Posted by Brian Jones

    2 December 2003 – threshingteff (83k image)

    This is a typical scene at the moment. A group of boys is in the process of threshing teff by piling it in an area that has been beaten flat and then beating the teff stalks with long sticks to release the tiny grains. Often cattle are brought in to walk over the pile as well.

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