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      • Cultivation is dependent on the climate, season, and soil. Almost 85% of the world's jute cultivation is concentrated in the Ganges Delta. This fertile geographic region is shared by India (mainly West Bengal) and Bangladesh. China also has a dominant place in jute cultivation.
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  2. Apr 25, 2017 · The jute plant, a native of the Indian subcontinent, is a herbaceous annual growing to a height of around 10 to 12 feet with a central cylindrical stem, and 4- to 6-inch long light green leaves and yellow flowers.

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  3. Jute is primarily grown in West Bengal, Odisha, Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Andhra Pradesh. India is the largest producer or cultivator of jute in the world. Its 1987 law mandating the use of jute for certain packaging is one reason it is also the largest consumer of jute in the world.

  4. Sep 26, 2017 · India is the largest jute producing country in the world, with annual production estimated at more 1.968 million tonnes. The prominence of India in the global production of jute is attributed to improvements in the crop cultivation process, as well as the use of technology in jute farming.

  5. May 31, 2024 · Jute has been grown in the Bengal area of India (and of present-day Bangladesh) from ancient times. The export of raw jute from the Indian subcontinent to the Western Hemisphere began in the 1790s.

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    During the monsoon season, the monsoon climate offers a warm and wet environment which is suitable for growing jute. Temperatures from 20 to 40 °C (68–104 °F) and relative humidity of 70%–80% are favorable for successful cultivation.

  7. Jute is an annual crop taking about 120 days (April/May-July/August) to grow. It thrives in tropical lowland areas with humidity of 60% to 90%. Jute is a rain-fed crop with little need for fertilizer or pesticides.

  8. Oct 22, 2019 · Jute is a natural plant fiber that comes from a genus of flowering plants known as the Corchorus, which are in the family of Malvaceae. These plants are indigenous to tropical and subtropical environments around the world, like Asia, Africa, and South America. jute origin

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