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Cotton

1. Crop Varieties

Recommended Varieties / Hybrids

Region / State Recommended varities/ hybrids
G. hirsutum, varieties
Haryana & Punjab H-777
HS-45
HS-6
H-974
H-1098
F-1378
F-846
LH-1134
Lh-1556.
F-1054
LH-900
Rajasthan RST-9
RST-875
RST-810
Intra-hirsutum Hybrid
Punjab   Fateh
Haryana Dhanlaxmi
Rajasthan North Zone Maruvikas
Om Shnakar
LHH-144
G. arboreum Varieties
Haryana HD-107
DS-5
HD-123
LD-327
LD-491
Rajasthan RG-8
RG-18
Uttar Pradesh
G.hirsutum
G.arboreum

Vikas Lohit
Maharashtra
G-hirsutum LKK-5166, Anjali, Rajat.
PKV-081
DHY-286
Hybrid (HxH) PKV Hy2
NHH-44
G. arboreum AKH-4
AKA-8401
Y-1
PA-183
Madhya Pradesh
G.hirsutum Khandwa-2
Khandwa-3
Vikram
Hybrid (HxH) JK Hy- 1
JK Hy-2
G.arboreum Majari
Jawahar Tapti
Karnataka
G.hirsutum Sharada
Abhadita
Sahana
Hybrid (HxH) DCH-32
DHB-105
HB-224
DHH-11
G.herbaceum Raichur-51
DHB 3-12
G.arboreum AK-235
G-22
Tamil Nadu
G.hirsutum MCU 5 VT
MCU-7
MCU-9
LRA-5166
Surabhi
G.barbadense Suvin
Hybrids(HxH) Savita
Surya
(H x B) DCH-32
HB-224
TCHB-312
G.arboreum K-10
K-11
Andhra Pradesh
  MCU 5
  LRA 5166
  Kanchana
  LK 861
  L 389
  L 603
  L 604
  Krishna
  Narasimha (NA 1325)
  Aravinda (NDLA 2708)
  Sri Nandi (NDLA 2463)
  Veena
  Yaganti (NDLA 2933)
Intra-Hirsutum Hybrids LAHH-4
  LAHH-5
Hybrid Bunny (NCS 145)

(H x H) = hirsutum x hirsutum, (H x B) = (hirsutum x barbadense)

Varieties / hybrids which were released by ANGRAU

Krishna (AC 122) Veena Fedraj (IC 1824)
Mahanandi (355-E.6) Mahalaxmi (1301DD) Amaravathi (AV 1661)
Saraswathi (12009) Srisailam (1512) Pawan (ADB 332)
Vijaya Lakshmi (NA 247) Sangam (V 14) Kanchana (LPS 141)
Lam hybrid -1 Bhagya Laxmi(NHB 80) NHH 390 (NHH 39)
LK 861 NA 920 (Priya) NA 1325 (Narasimha)
Lam 604 L 389 LAHH-4
Aravinda (NDLA 2708) Lam 603 LAHH 5
Sri Nandi (NDLA 2463) Raghavendra (5865) Yaganti (NDLA 2933)

http://india.gov.in/sectors/agriculture/index.php

2. Production, Export & Import Statistics:

GLOBAL POSITION OF COTTON:

1. Cotton producing countries (December, 2010-11)

Country Production (Million of 480 lb. bales) % Share
China 30.0 26.0
India 26.0 22.5
United States 18.3 15.8
Pakistan 8.8 7.6
Brazil 8.1 7.0
Uzbekistan 4.8 4.2
Turkey 2.3 2.0
Australia 4.0 3.5
African Franc Zone 1.6 1.4
European Union-27 1.1 1.0
Turkmenistan 1.4 1.2
Greece 1.0 0.9
Syria 1.0 0.9
Argentina 1.3 1.1
Burkina 0.9 0.8
Rest of World 6.2 5.4
World Total 115.5  

Source: US Cotton Market Monthly Economic letter December, 2010

COTTON POSITION IN INDIA

1. Cotton production in India (2010-11)

State Area Production Productivity (Kg/Ha)
Punjab 5.30 16.47 528
Haryana 4.45 13.84 529
Rajasthan 2.54 6.46 432
Gujarat 26.2 106.82 693
Maharashtra 40.00 77.31 329
Madhya Pradesh 6.40 18.04 479
Andhra Pradesh 17.10 65.68 653
Karnataka 4.66 10.15 370
Tamil Nadu 1.60 6.71 713
Orissa 1.00 2.00 340
Others 0.75 2.00 453
Total 110.0 325.48 503

Source : Cotton Advisory Board

Production Of Cotton

Import of Cotton

Export of Cotton

USES OF COTTON
  • Cotton is used to make a number of textile products which include terrycloth for highly absorbent bath towels and robes; denim for blue jeans; chambray, popularly used in the manufacture of blue work shirts.
  • Cotton is used in fishnets, coffee filters, tents, gunpowder, cotton paper, and in book binding.
  • The cottonseed which remains after the cotton is ginned is used to produce cottonseed oil, which, after refining, can be consumed by humans like any other vegetable oil.
  • Absorbent cotton has medical, cosmetic and many other practical uses.
USEFUL REFERENCES

http://www.pecad.fas.usda.gov/ogamaps/default.cfm?cmdty=Cotton&attribute=Production

http://www.cotcorp.gov.in/statistics.aspx

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotton#Uses

http://www.texmin.nic.in/ermiu/World_Cotton_Production.pdf

3. Crop Technical

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4. Area Under Cultivation

5. News Articles

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