Which fibre crop occupies the maximum area in India?
The most cultivated fibre crop in India is
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Correct option is B)
Cotton is the major fibre crop of India. India is 10% producer of cotton in whole world. Mainly cotton cultivates in Punjab, Maharashtra, Gujarat. About one-third of the total area of India under cotton cultivation is irrigated. About 80 per cent of the total irrigated area under cotton is in Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat and Rajasthan. So, cotton occupies major cultivation in India compared to jute, flax and sisal. Thus, the correct answer is option B.