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Explain the factors influencing the concentration of sugar industries in the southern states.

Answer :

Sugar industry is an agro-based industry. India is the second largest producer of Sugar in the world. Southern states are better suited for sugarcane production due to the foll. Reasons:

1. The cooler climate here ensures longer crushing season.


2. The cane produced here produces a greater quantity of sugar as it has higher sucrose content.


3. This industry is seasonal in nature, hence many works in cooperatives. Cooperatives are more successful in these states.


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