The trees are planted on irrigated soil and the fruit gathered between November and August.
In planting rice three methods are in use: the cultivation of swamp-rice in irrigated fields; the planting of ploughed areas; and the planting of hill-rice by sowing each grain separately in holes bored for the purpose.
Part of the state, and on the irrigated volcanic ash lands E.
Two-thirds of the population are dependent entirely on cultivation for their support, and this is mainly rice on irrigated land.
Sueca has a thriving trade in grain and fruit from the Jucar valley, which is irrigated by waterways created by the Moors.