Cheruvathur (Kasaragod): A local farmer has harvested a large tapioca that is taller than himself. The 187.5 centimetres long single tapioca weighs 4.650 kilograms.
The giant tuber yield was found in the farm of Chembrakanam native Ramachandran Udayavarman. He is now trying to get it featured in the Limca Book of records.
Earlier, there were reports on a giant tapioca harvested in Kollam that had a length of 155 centimetres and another one in Thrissur which weighed about 63 kilograms.