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Name any two major fibre crops grown in India. Describe the conditions required to grow these two crops.


Points to remember

  • Two fibre crops cotton and jute. 
  • Climate conditions to grow cotton
  • Cultivate on black soil
    • High temperature and bright sunshine 
    • Low rainfall or irrigation
  • 210 frost-free days
  • Kharif crop and require s 6 to 8 months to mature
  • Climate conditions to grow jute
    • Cultivate on well-drained fertile soils in the flood plains  
    • High temperature is necessary .

Answer to be written in the Exam

  • Two Fibre crops  grown in India are Cotton and Jute 


  • The black cotton soil of the Deccan Plateau's drier regions is ideal for cotton growth
  • It requires high temperature a nd bright sunshine.
  • Low rainfall or irrigation is required for its growth.
  • It requires 210 frost-free days and bright sunshine for its growth.
  • It is a Kharif crop and requires 6 to 8 months to mature


  • Jute cultivate on well-drained fertile soils in the flood plains where the soil replenishes every year
  • During its growth phase , high temperature is required.


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