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Answer the following questions:

Name the fiber crops and name the climatic conditions required for their growth.

Answer :

Fibre crops are field crops used for making cloth, rope or paper. The fiber crops are cotton and jute. Climatic conditions for their growth are as follows:


a. High temperature of about 27°C during the growth period.

b. Rainfall of about 60 cm to 100 cm with frequent showers.

c. Fertile, well drained soil.

d. Dry, clear and sunny weather during the ripening of cotton bolls.

Jute: Climatic conditions required for the growth of Jute:

a. Warm and wet climate.

b. Rich and fertile Alluvial soil

c. Heavy rainfall with frequent pouring.

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