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Tropic of cancer and 80° East longitude divide India into four quadrants. In which quadrant are the maximum cotton growing areas located?
1. North-East
2. South-West
3. North-West
4. South-East

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : South-West

The correct answer is South-West.

  • Tropic of cancer and 80° East longitude divide India into four quadrants.
  • The Cancer Tropic divides India into nearly equal halves.
  • Cotton is one of India's most important fibres and cash crops, and it plays a significant part in the country's industrial and agricultural economies.
  • The maximum cotton-growing areas are located in the South-West quadrant.
  • There are 9 major cotton-growing states in India, which are classified into three zones: north, central, and south.

  • Cotton is grown in nine major cotton-growing states in India, including Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan in the north.
  • Gujarat is the state that produces the most cotton, followed by Maharashtra.
  • Maharashtra has the largest area under cotton cultivation followed by Gujarat.
  • In India nearly 60% area under cotton cultivation is rainfed.
  • In irrigated areas of the Northern zone cotton plantings is from mid-April till the last week of May.
  • The harvesting period is mainly from October to February.

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