Cotton is an important crop in the world and has a variety of uses. Cotton textile industry, used in the garment manufacturing industry and many other fields. India is the second largest producer of cotton in the world. The total area under cotton cultivation in the country has more than 125 million hectares. In 2014-15, India will cross the milestone of producing 400 million bales. Cotton is produced in over 12 states of the country. Indian weather conditions are favorable for cotton growth and plays a key role in the country only to China in terms of cotton production.
Telangana from Andhra Pradesh is a state in the year 2014. This is mainly an agricultural country with over 16 million hectares of land under cotton cultivation. The newly formed state has already occupied the third position in terms of cotton production. Total cotton production from 50 million bales of Telangana.
Karnataka is an important part of 7% of the annual production of cotton in the country. Under cotton cultivation in the 7.5 million hectares of the total land area. North Karnataka is the main area of cotton production plateau of fertile soil and favorable weather conditions. Dharwad, Bellary, Belgaum and Gulbarga districts of the major cotton producing state. 28 lakh bales of cotton production in Karnataka is the fourth in the country.
5. Andhra Pradesh
In terms of cotton production with a total output of 27 million bales in Andhra Pradesh is the fifth in the country. Complete the third country in Andhra Pradesh Telangana state was slipping after it was carved out of it, rate remaining state of Andhra Pradesh. The main cotton producing districts of Guntur, Anantapur are, Prakasam and Kurnool. Andhra Pradesh is one of the major cotton producing states in India.
Is a leading agricultural country in Haryana. In terms of cotton production, the state has a share of 6% of the total production of the country. 6 million hectares of land under cotton cultivation in the state with a total output of 665 kg per hectare. Cotton plantations in the state are known to be very efficient and organized. At the present time, is the sixth in the country with a total production of 25 million bales of cotton in Haryana.
7. Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh is a well established textile and clothing industry, which is the need of cotton as a raw material. State under cotton cultivation has more than 5 million hectares of land. Bhopal, Bhopal, Dewas, Nimar and large cotton production centers in Shajapur state. Madhya Pradesh is also engaged in the export of cotton to other states. With production of 18 million bales of cotton, Madhya Pradesh, seven in India.
Rajasthan is one of 4% of the total cotton produced in India. In the total area under cotton cultivation has more than 4 million hectares. The main cotton producing districts of Ajmer, Hanumangarh, Jhalawar, Ganganagar and Bhilwara. Cotton industry forms a major component of the economy. Cotton production in the state has increased significantly in recent years. Production increased from 2 million bales in the 2012-13 -08 9 million bales in 2007. Currently, the total output stood at 1.7 million bales of cotton.
Punjab’s textile and clothing industry of the cotton regime, which has led to a growing emphasis on cotton production is highly dependent. Currently, the ninth in the country with 14 million bales of cotton production in Pakistan. Up 7.56 million hectares under cotton cultivation in the area. The main cotton producing districts of Ludhiana, Bathinda, Moga, Faridkot, Sangrur and Mansa.
10. Tamil Nadu
Tamil accounts for 6% of the total cotton produced in Tamil Nadu in the country. Of the cotton that is grown in more than 70,000 thousand hectares. The main cotton producing areas, including some of Madurai, Ramanathapuram, Coimbatore, Vellalur, Tiruchirapalli and Salem. Tamil Nadu also holds the distinction for cotton production in the country with more than 1214 kg per hectare of cotton. Tamil is the tenth in the country with a production of 5 million bales of cotton Nadu.