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Wheat Harvest As Agriculture Prices Threaten Central Bank's Inflation Forcasts...Bloomberg Photo Service 'Best of the Week': A farm worker walks through a wheat field during a crop harvest in Panipat, Haryana, India, on Monday, April 7, 2014. Inflation has been among the key issues in the nationís current general election campaign and uncertainty over guaranteed agriculture prices is among the risks to the central bankís inflation forecast, the Reserve Bank said. Photographer: Prashanth Vishwanathanan/Bloomberg

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A farm worker walks through wheat during a harvest in Panipat, Haryana, India. Inflation is a main issue in the general election campaign and uncertainty over guaranteed agriculture prices poses a risk to inflation forecasts, the country’s central bank said.

Thai lotus farmer Usa Mahmueangbon, 47, picks lotus flowers in her family's lotus and water lily farm in Saladin village in Nakhon Pathom, about 50 kms west of Bangkok, Thailand 28 August 2013. The farm is run by her and her two sisters and was started 30 years-ago by their now deceased father. Every second day to allow for re-growth of the beautiful flower, the sisters wade into the 2.4 hectare cultivated  waters to hand pick about 1,500 lotus flowers that are then sold to a wholesaler who pays less than half a euro per flower and takes them to market for further onward sale as decoration, temple offerings and sometimes food.

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Thai lotus farmer Usa Mahmueangbon, 47, picks lotus flowers in her family’s lotus and water lily farm in Saladin village in Nakhon Pathom, about 50km west of Bangkok, Thailand.

A pig passes a site where firemen try to...A pig passes a site where firemen try to extinguish a fire on a farm in Bad Duerheim, southern Germany. AFP PHOTO / DPA/ MARC EICH    GERMANY OUTMARC EICH/AFP/Getty Images

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A pig passes a group of firemen attempting to extinguish a fire on a farm in Bad Duerrheim, southern Germany Read more

QUZHOU, CHINA - APRIL 24:  (CHINA OUT) A farmer tends his ducks along a road on April 24, 2013 in Quzhou, China. China on Wednesday confirmed one new case of H7N9 avian influenza, bringing the total to 109 cases in the country, with 22 deaths. Taiwan comfirmed its first case on Wednesday.

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A farmer tends his ducks on Tuesday in Quzhou, China. On Wednesday a new case of H7N9 avian influenza was confirmed, bringing the total to 109 cases in the country, with 22 deaths. Taiwan confirmed its first case on Wednesday. Read more